Govind Ramakrishnan

Gold Star - 14,192 Points (3/30/2000 / New York)

They Were Puppets - Poem by Govind Ramakrishnan

This distorting
And supposedly
Impervious media
Has finally
Been stripped naked

Each network
Put in its place,
By a new genre
Of handshakers,
Who say it
As they see it

Marking the end
Of an era,
Where media-lords
Reveled in
Manipulating
These baby kissers,
As though
They were puppets

© 2016

Topic(s) of this poem: media, politics, satire

Form: Prose Poem


Comments about They Were Puppets by Govind Ramakrishnan

  • Denis Mair (2/27/2016 1:59:00 PM)


    On the other hand, candidates who belittle the so-called lame-stream media also depend on the media to gain an audience. They are making anti-media hay under the media limelight. I like your use of terms like /handshakers/ and /baby-kissers/. (Report) Reply

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  • Soul Watcher (2/1/2016 11:35:00 PM)


    That's fantastic, waiting for more (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 31, 2016



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