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Katrina's Wake Up Call

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It's a far too familiar sight -
All the poor who were left behind,
In the cesspool that once had been
The great city of New Orleans.

No carnivals here, just death -
Sick and elderly out of breath,
Hungry children barely alive
In the heat and filth, left to die.

In the flood of drowning cries
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Laurence Overmire 02 June 2008

Enjoy your work, Alexander. Yours is one of the much-needed voices for truth and common sense.

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