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"American Minds" by Eric Wayne Flynn

Updated on February 5, 2014

"American Minds"





Paralyzed from the neck up

Victims of a great boom

Fifty states, one padded room

Thirty years in a fugue

Disassociated from our past

Will we ever wake?

Exhausted and uninspired

We hit snooze


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      Eric Wayne Flynn 3 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Thanks to Jan, Jane and Frank for the visit and commentary. Flattered from praise.


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      Jane Arden 3 years ago

      Loved this. Not American, but I still got it. Well, my interpretation of it and thats what poetry is about isnt it. Voted up and shared.

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      Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

      this was actually very creative..voted awesome :)

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      Janis Leslie Evans 3 years ago from Washington, DC

      Love it, Eric, an accurate description of American culture. Voted up and awesome.