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Tweetledee, Tweedledum and Tweeting-don?

Updated on July 19, 2017

From one good friend to another

Chris Mills (cam8510) suggested I write a satirical poem featuring Tweetledee and Tweetledon? Tweetledee could be Assad or Putin. To add to the mix is Tweeting-don.

Here you go Chris, I hope I did not disappoint.

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Tweetledee, Tweedledum and Tweeting-don

© by Shyron Shenko

Tweedledum and Tweedledee

Tweedledum and Tweedledee are fictional characters in an English nursery rhyme and in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. Their names may have originally come from an epigram written by poet John Byrom. Wikipedia

Personality: Silly, Obnoxious, Nonsensical, Hyperactive, Cunning, Whimsical, Childish

Appearance: Pink nose, Red hair, Black shoes

Tweedledee, the president of Rushing Red

Grins as he thinks of Tweeting-don

With whom (so to speak) he is in bed

If Tweeting-don found himself to be the puppet

Then their Bromance would be dead


Tweedledee stuck his pink nose in the US elections

At Tweeting-don specific directions

To smear his opponent with innuendos, lies and questions

And no one cared enough to make corrections


Then Tweedledee thumbed his pink nose

And took his bromance in a different direction

As he danced around with Tweedledum

And contemplated their unholy connection


Tweedledee wasn’t done with Tweeting-don

Although he was in alliance with Tweetledum

When Tweedledum set off his dirty bomb

With pretend concerned from Tweeting-don


For Tweetledee to get his way

And Tweeting-don to have his say

They must pretend there are no ties

As the strings attached implies


To break the look of their coalition

Tweeting-don must break with all tradition

To make it look like there’s no connection

He sent bombs per his ex-opponent’s suggestion


Tweeting-don, did not intend to hit anyone

Just empty warehouses

To make it appear

He and Tweedledee have no connection


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    • Au fait profile image

      C E Clark 

      3 months ago from North Texas

      Now you just need a picture of Trump following Putin around like a puppy. I think after Monday's news conference there can be no question that Trump is not Putin's poodle, but Putin's lap dog.

      Hope you are staying inside during our 100+ temps and that all is well with you. Blessings dear friend. Take care . . .

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      13 months ago from Texas

      Thank you Freya, for the comment and complement, I appreciate you.

      Blessings my friend

    • Freya Cesare profile image

      Freya Cesare 

      13 months ago from Borneo Island, Indonesia

      Auch! The picture says it all.

      Good job, Shyron. This is very funny.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      13 months ago from Texas

      Thank you Larry, I really appreciate you.

      Blessings my friend

    • Larry Fish profile image

      Larry W Fish 

      13 months ago from Raleigh

      I love the poem and just the picture is worth a thousand words.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      15 months ago from Texas

      Thank you Tim for the remark.

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      Tim Truzy 

      15 months ago from U.S.A.

      This is funny! Thanks.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      16 months ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the compliment and comment.

      Tweeting-Don said he would make America Great Again

      But, wants to take us back to who knows when

      For where he wants to lead there is no rhyme or reason

      Maybe it is because it is for Putin he is pleasing.

      *

      Blessings my dear friend

    • Au fait profile image

      C E Clark 

      16 months ago from North Texas

      I do like your reference "Tweedle-Don." Oh, it's Tweeting-Don. Sorry. He is sort of a fairy tale character -- like Voldemort.

      Tweedle-Don is his own worst enemy. If he would behave with some dignity once . . . but of course that's out of the question given that he's 71 years old and set in his ways, right or wrong.

      So well expressed as always. Blessings to you all dear friend.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      18 months ago from Texas

      Shauna, thank you so much for the compliment and comment, I am so glad you were not disappointed.

      Blessings my dear friend.

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      18 months ago from Central Florida

      Shyron, I read very little political pieces, but I always know yours will be a hoot. You certainly didn't disappoint!

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      18 months ago from Texas

      Svetlana, thank you for the comments. I believe that Putin is making trump lots of money and trump’s love of money and lust for power is the driving force.

      I do believe that they are in cahoots and I believe he has bought most of the congressmen, which is sad for our people who are decent, honest, upright hard working people.

      I too love Stephen Colbert.

      Blessings my friend

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      kallini2010 

      18 months ago from Toronto, Canada

      Shyron:

      It sounds very complicated. I don't know if Putin and Trump are in cahoots, but I despise both separately and together.

      I love "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert", which the only fake news program that I watch.

      I laugh, but with a heavy heart.

      It is such a sad - dark - macabre fairy tale a la 17th -18th century. Those stories were frightening and there were two mortal sins for children - curiosity and disobedience.

      We are curious now, what will happen when we cross the Obedience Line?

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      18 months ago from Texas

      Shelly, you are such an amazing person, thank you for the song list I can't wait to read it.

      Blessings always dear friend.

    • FlourishAnyway profile image

      FlourishAnyway 

      18 months ago from USA

      I'm gonna put together songlist about redheads in pop, rock, and country songs in honor of you, Shyron.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      18 months ago from Texas

      Devika, thank you for the comment, we have to look at this situation with humor to keep from crying and feeling sorry for ourselves.

      Blessings my friend.

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      Devika Primić 

      18 months ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Awesome! You thought of a funny aspect of a life at this moment.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Missy, I really appreciate your comments. I just heard this morning Mr. trump met secretly with TWO former presidents of Columbia at his resort in Florida. I guess he is selling America to the highest bidder. Seems to me he is ready to bring about the END OF TIME, I wonder if he ever read a bible.

      Blessings dear friend.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Audrey, thank you for the comment, so happy this made you guffaw.

      Blessings dear friend

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Maria, my beautiful friend, thank you so much for the comment, compliment and for your friendship, you are a treasure.

      Blessings and hugs.

    • AudreyHowitt profile image

      Audrey Howitt 

      19 months ago from California

      Oh you made me guffaw! Thank you for this!

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      Brad Masters 

      19 months ago from Orange County California BSIT BSL JD

      Hillary still lost the presidency, and cheated Bernie Sanders out of the democrat primary. It was Bernie supporters that didn't vote for Trump or HRC that she lost the presidency.

    • Missy Smith profile image

      Missy Smith 

      19 months ago from Florida

      A bit of humor attached to a truth, Shyron. They truly are these tweedles you characterize here in your poem. It amazes me that some still refuse to see the connection. How much of an in your face does it have to be? I think if there are these many questions, along with an investigation by the FBI that has been in motion since July of last year, I mean, what is it that people don't believe about it? It's such a frustrating time to be living in America. The ones who are investigating and the ones who work in the White House with this Bozo the Clown, need to buckle down and get rid of this fool and his compadres!

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Genna, thank you so much for the comment and compliment, I do appreciate you.

      My computer has been down for a couple of day so that is why I did not reply to your comment before now.

      Blessings dear friend

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      Maria Jordan 

      19 months ago from Jeffersonville PA

      You rose to this challenge, dear Shyron.

      And you can never go wrong with a little Elvis.

      Wishing you and those you love a peaceful Easter. Love, Maria

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      Genna East 

      19 months ago

      Wow...this perfect satire really hit home base. The names fit like two peas in a pod. So Trump merely did what his predecessor wanted to do in the first place. Yet all hailed Trump as if this an entirely new concept. And the band played on. Very cool poem! Happy Easter.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Bill, thank you for the comment.

      You are welcome,

      I wish I could provide levity that would last

      I think light-heartedness is a thing of the past

      Blessings always

      With the current cabal we are headed for a fall.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Linda, thank you so much for the comment. I do appreciate you.

      Blessings and hugs

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Ruby, Ruby, my dear friend, where oh where do we begin

      To rid the White House of corruption and sin

      When half-truths and lies is what got the gang in

      Now this is the worst admin that has ever been

      *

      *

      Blessings and hugs, thank you for the wonderful poem. The picture came from Wikimedia Commons.

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      Bill Holland 

      19 months ago from Olympia, WA

      This is one of those topics it feels good to laugh about, but then we return to reality and realize OMG it's actually happening...then it's not so funny, is it? Anyway, thank you for the levity. It is appreciated.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Thank you Larry, I am glad you enjoyed reading my hub.

      Blessings my friend.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Martie, thank you for your comment, I truly appreciate you and I am glad you like the picture.

      Blessings my dear friend.

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      FlourishAnyway 

      19 months ago from USA

      Enjoyed the satire as well as that picture of the bromance. Absolutely Putin helped the Tweeter in Chief get elected. He's a fake President.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Mike, a compliment from you is like getting an a from the teacher. I am humbled and I thank you.

      Blessings my friend

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Hari, so good to see you, I appreciate your comment.

      Yes, what more is in store for us in the U.S.... and the world over.

      Blessings my friend.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you so much for the comment and compliment, yes I heard that the airport was in business the next day and very little damage was done. It was obvious that the bombing in Syria was to make it look like trump and Putin do not have an alliance.

      Hope all is well with you.

      Blessings to you my dear friend

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      John, thank you so much for the comment and compliment, I really appreciate you.

      Blessings my friend

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      John Hansen 

      19 months ago from Queensland Australia

      This is hilarious, Shyron. It also could be very close to the truth. Love the main picture and "Puppet on a String" by Elvis is a perfect choice for a song to accompany it. Loved this.

    • Au fait profile image

      C E Clark 

      19 months ago from North Texas

      The Syrian airbase Trump bombed was up and working the next day and the runway wasn't damaged. There were some calls to Russia to make sure their most important equipment and their people wouldn't be there when the bombs landed.

      Agree it was in part a show to convince the gullible that Trump really isn't sweet on Puttie, but I think it was also to let Kim Jong Un know that Trump would be just as likely to bomb N. Korea if they don't cooperate.

      Well done.

      Blessings to you all, dear friend. Take care . . .

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      Hari Prasad S 

      19 months ago from Bangalore

      Great political satire.

      Though far afar,

      the satire,

      that plays all over,

      Is hard to ignore.

      we are not sure,

      What more, in future,

      Is in store for US....A!!

      - hari

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      mckbirdbks 

      19 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Shy - It is good to get the angst of the current environment out of our systems. You certainly did here in this piece. It looks like a classic to me.

    • MartieCoetser profile image

      Martie Coetser 

      19 months ago from South Africa

      You've nailed a secret affair. One just cannot trust a leader who happens to be a puppet of the enemy. The picture of Putin and The Don is hilarious.

    • Larry Rankin profile image

      Larry Rankin 

      19 months ago from Oklahoma

      I always enjoy your perspective.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      19 months ago from Southern Illinois

      OMG, where did you get that picture of Putin and The Don? This is hilarious! I'm listening to Elvis X 2, I've never seen that video. I love it and him! Your satire is brilliant.

      Tweetledee

      When will we be free?

      Of the imposter living in our white house

      His cabinet reeks of foul play, hiding the truth. I smell a mouse!

      Ah the good old days when Bush lied about Weapons Of Mass Destruction

      At least he put America first, there were no Russian obstruction

      I see prison time for the spy's who report to Putin

      Or perhaps a firing squad, who'll shootem

      Obama, I know you're happy and free

      But we need you back desperately!!!!!!!

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      19 months ago from Texas

      Jamie, thank you for being the first to read and comment on this, I am glad you got a chuckle.

      Blessings my friend

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      19 months ago from Reno NV

      Tweeting-don - this is very funny! Thank you for the giggle this morning. Jamie

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