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The Literary Groong - 04/28/2007

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	By Bedros Afeyan

	Effervescent, glutinous, elastic, ornate
	Equivocal endorsement, heart belt, hosted head
	Dismal doubt for the sincerity of the sinner
	Drowns the premise of the sin grinders instead.

	Make a fish smile or a lion swim
	Let a muscle twitch or a battle blossom
	Let the country sink in jingo driven jungles
	Far away desert gold protected by our armored castles.

	Let history deplete the motives as its narrative tussles
	Crucial facts obliterate the dust of their threats divine
	Politics presume pretension will gurgitate revisions
	Till brown masses of pint size braggarts make Texas logic lord and prances.

	Rings of clinging interests spin favors to anoint beltway branders
	Select dodgers of moral morsels in favor of cruel cunning phrase-masters
	Replenished weapons of TV Fox trot of improvised expletive devices
	Permeate the Bible belt, the red stated intellectual segregates, all plastered.

	But majesty clings to the promise of our land and luster
	Presiding belts and boots belie muted jelly belly thunder
	The rich streak loyal, richer progress, fuller coffers
	Earmarked love letters embroidered, encrusted.

	Leadership rudder as articulate as arid flavors flung
	Pundits, parasites, consultants, glowing euphoric
	Facts figure light in dungeons jangled, never mastered
	Guileless guzzlers of neo-nonsense preying on attendant disasters.

	Pleasanton, CA

Dr. Bedros Afeyan is a theoretical physicist who works and lives in
the Bay area with his wife, Marine. He writes in Armenian and in
English and also paints and sculpts. Samples of his work can be found
on the web by clicking on his personal web pages at:

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