Friday, December 07, 2007


© 7 December 2007, The Griot Poet

Sparked from an e-mail from Thom the World Poet...


Her poetry is a little rough, but no more nihilistic than any metal-head-rocker-cum-now-Republican-family-values-proponent.

The slippery slope gets slicker: the definitions of illegal poetry will get lower and lower. I won't have to illustrate a violent act - just opposition to a government policy, or a You Tube video someone doesn't like may get us all "renditioned."


to my distress, I
confess: I am guilty of
thoughtcrime - freedom dreams!

coming soon: Dept of Homeland Security, Poetry Abatement Division (Gene Elders, original e-mail comment)

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