Treasure Island

James B. Earley

(5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

Chameleon's Evening...With The President


Hapless Jim Lehrer
Productions presents
'Chameleon's Evening
With the President'
*
*
Shifting dunes
Amidst the sand
Hypocrisy's scourge
..Reveals the scan

Of molting Chameleon
...In full view
As only the Chameleon
....Is liable to

Throughout an Evening
....Quintessential
President remained
..Yes..Presidential

Chameleon sought
What Chameleons seek
...Control the mind
.........Control the weak

Still..Heaven denied
..Hypocrite's intent
Sending just enough Souls
.....Forty-seven...percent

Submitted: Friday, October 05, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Chameleon's Evening...With The President by James B. Earley )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Unlike Many, Alade Abayomi IdrisWhite
  2. Many Heavens, George Hunter
  3. Pronounce Or Never, George Egba
  4. How now, george albot
  5. Stray dogs are scary الكلاب الضالة مخيفة, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  6. Stray dogs are scary الكلاب الضالة مخيفة, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  7. baby boy, mandy messineo
  8. Last One Off, Kyle Schlicher
  9. Stray dogs are scary, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  10. Painting Outside The Lines, Kyle Schlicher

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
Laid on it for a covering,
And how sleep seems a goodly thing
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Randall Jarrell

 

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. Autumn Song, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  9. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]