Tom J. Mariani

Rookie (January 1948 / San Francisco, CA)

About Bush? They Don'T Really Want To Know - Poem by Tom J. Mariani

Now the #^<*&~> pop-ups
At poemhunter
Are asking me
Do I like President Bush

However they do not
Give me enough room
To respond completely
YES/NO is not near enough

Do I like him to do what
Not close to enough room
For my recommendations
None of which

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Comments about About Bush? They Don'T Really Want To Know by Tom J. Mariani

  • Hans Ostrom (12/18/2007 4:31:00 PM)

    I like this one very much. Yes/No doesn't quite cover it! By the way, when you worked for the Chronicle, did you every meet Herb Caen? I wish he were still here to write about Bush. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/29/2007 1:19:00 PM)

    Point well made. I do highly doubt a 6 page essay could truely express my feelings as to whether or not I like Bush. Those pop-ups are quite bothersome, aren't they? You express your feelings on both quite eloquently in this piece. (Report) Reply

  • (11/17/2007 3:12:00 PM)

    I would sink my teeth in deeper, but then I'd probably get in trouble. On second thought, they're like the Old Philosopher's audience, so who would know the difference? At least you could get the adrenalin out. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 9, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011

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