North America By The 4th Of July 20


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First publication: a book of poems in French: "Je t'aime écriture." Then a textbook & exercises: "Le Français d'aujourd'hui", and nowadays: short stories in French and in English. I have written fo  [+]

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AMERICA,

QUEEN OF OSTRICHES...

LET'S PUT OUR HEAD IN THE SAND

AND EVERYTHING WILL BE FINE.

NOW, LET'S REMOVE OUR HEAD FROM THE SAND,

WHAT DO I SEE?

OOPS! NOT THAT! NOT THAT!

THE STATUE OF LIBERTY

LOST HER TORCH,

SHE CARRIES A GUN INSTEAD!

WHERE ARE WE GOING?

WHAT CAN WE DO?

IN A HASTE, SHE WILL

GO BACK TO FRANCE

IF WE CONTINUE...

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Tony Martello · ago
Pat Le Fol, I appreciate the parody! Good question you ask. I love my country, of course, but sometimes I get confused at what we are doing and could use a good laugh! Bravo, 5-stars and my full support. Check out my entry, "Maize of Color" in the short fiction category of this contest. And, vote if you dare...Tony