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Poem: Dumb as a Rock

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By Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 Arts & Entertainment 2

Dumb as a Rock

(December 7 Trump tweet re Rex Tillerson)


It’s easy to insult those who keep their counsel,

who’ve been around, almost from the beginning,

like rocks,


and have a tale to tell — for those who can read.

So, like, when was the last time you read a book,



And would it be rude to ask what unread books

you plan to put on the shelves of an oxymoronic

Trump Library?


Allow me to suggest that you exhibit a collection

of divots you have dug on greens and fairways

world wide.


Such a collection would accord with your values:

you liked digging up dirt on others, and always

soiled yourself.

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  1. Db says:

    Another good one Jon

  2. A.J. KOHLHEPP says:

    Fantastic that (free) verse satire is thriving in the capable hands of Mr Jon Swan. Well done, sirrah.

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