A Haiku - Ruminating On Election 2012
Gut reactions and loyalties should not have decided Election 2012.
The cow chews, and chews, for two stomachs.
Chewing repeatedly too.
"Chew your food" moms say.
The cow chews and chews;
Big and strong and life giving.
Two stomachs she has.
Two candidates, too.
Two minds seem needed this year,
To weigh their values.
The cow doesn't hate the field.
Having chewed, she rests.
Stomachs do the rest.
Skip the hype. Which man should lead?
Brains for testing now.
Milk, like ads. is just
87 percent water,
Not much substance there.
13 percent "goods."
To get all the nutrients,
Consume and digest.
Not just the first impression,
The thinking side, too.
© 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.
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