The 1960's--An Experimental History Poem
Sputnik PR A-1 for the USSR,
so Ike works OT CPR on the 3 R’s.
Former VP LBJ takes some R&R.
Vietnam is more than FUBAR.
FDA OKs XTC drugs OTC.
Hippies love PDA and LSD IV’s.
DC KGB says, “We hope you RIP—
if you get VD you can't fight VC.”
PFC gets high BP in the DMZ
while A-OK DJ spins LP R&B.
O. J. is a Trojan BMOC.
Tricky Dicky’s prez—BYOB.
JFK’S DOA in Big D, T-E-X;
NYC mourns the death of Malcolm X.
MLK’s DOA in TN—who’s next?
RFK’s DOA in LA—Nixon's not vexed.
Teddy Kennedy has a mistress FYI.
He drives into a pond, a DUI.
Teddy’s not investigated by the FBI,
while GI's die in combat says the UPI.
West Pt. jar-head generals at HQ,
creased pants, looking quite GQ.
"Are we winning?” and FAQ’s--
They nod & smile, insulting our IQ’s.
AWOL MIA’s and the POW’s,
ICU-fed GI’s swell VFW’s.
It's become legal to shoot an AK—
the NRA is happy … so is the KKK.
4 lads visit from Liverpool, UK—
4 girls die in Bombingham, ALA—
NASA’s walking on the moon today—
ain’t life grand in the good ol’ USA?