November 30, 2017 Poetry , POETRY / FICTION

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Ron Larson




Farewell, Valedictorian


High schools are waiving the valedictorian.

There’re hoping to reduce unhealthy competition.

Thus, I would like to say,

Since it’s that way today

Let’s cancel playoff games at the end of the season.




Two Losers


Jeff Sessions should have remained in the Senate,

Because as AG, he is clearly incompetent.

And what’s more

One Roy Moore

Is a piss-poor potential Senate replacement.




A Brief Stop On The Way Down


Under the presidency of Bill Clinton,

Our country began its rapid declension.

But now things have changed,

And despite the deranged,

We’re having a short-term remission.




Citing Erich Fromm


A statement by Erich Fromm causes one to think

Now that the world is clearly on a nuclear brink.

With Kim Jong Un in mind,

I cite Mr. Fromm at this time:

“The lust for power is rooted in weakness, not strength.”







Ron Larson

Ron Larson is a retired community college professor (Ph.D.), and one of his hobbies is writing poetry. Some of his poems have been published in such diverse magazines as Westward Quarterly, Aphelion, Soul Fountain, Big Pulp, The Horror Zine, and, of course, Tuck Magazine. His book 538 Limericks from 2016 Politics was released in December 2016 and is now available on Amazon.

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