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An Election year poem
Am I Just Dreaming?
Am I wasting my time believing in an illusion?

I sometimes wonder,
as I watch the vindictive political ads
paid for by both sides of the issues.

The problem,
in this election year,
is that no one wants to discuss
the issues.

You can,
of course say,
that it is that way
in every election,
but this year seems to be different;
this year
poor versus rich,
haves versus have not’s,
citizens versus foreigners,
is the focus
of political platforms
and superpacs.

Am I the only one
who sees the common ground,
who believes
that the only way to solve our problems
is to come to a consensus?

Has compromise
become a dirty word?

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