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Rated: E · Poetry · Satire · #1938517
Satirical look at the state of our nation.
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Our country was founded on a great concept
implemented by the blind and inept
who've forgotten original liberty
doesn't now mean "What's in it for me?"

Along the way, it seems, we have strayed off course
reminding us the camel was supposed to be a horse.
The failing wasn't that the end we couldn't see –
the problem was the design was done by committee!

An entry for "Journey Through Genres: Official Contest
Prompt: Satirical poem
Line Count: 8

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