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Rhymes and Reasons
Poetic commentary on current events.
by Greg Asimakoupoulos
Published every Friday.
834 Articles
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Let 2010 Begin!
Contemplating a new year and a new decade: PLUS, The Real Levi Johnston Revealed
January 1, 2010
A Universal Cry of Joy
The message of Christmas is the same in any language; PLUS, O Little Town of Washington and Put a Blue Light in Your Window
December 25, 2009
God's Piggy Bank
What the Salvation Army red kettles represent; PLUS, Oral Interpretation
December 18, 2009
Seeing the Blind Side
Love in action brings faith into focus; PLUS, Tiger Ain't Out of the Woods Yet
December 11, 2009
Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright*
How to tame the beast called Lust; PLUS, Hard Knocks for Amanda and Clemency Wrongly Granted
December 4, 2009
The Whine Flu
The contagious nature of ingratitude
November 25, 2009
Crying for Shaniya
Grieving the death of a 5 year-old sex slave; PLUS, I Am But One, But I Am One
November 20, 2009
The Fall of the Wall
Both the one in Berlin and the one within; PLUS, Mileage Plus
November 13, 2009
A Dance of White-Gloved Hands
Folding Old Glory at a new grave; PLUS, The Tragedy in Texas
November 6, 2009
Domestic Partner-Ships
Should their moorage be equal to marriage? PLUS, Endangered Species
October 30, 2009
The Truth About a Lying Dad
The Balloon Boy hoax was a lot of hot air; PLUS, Obama, Osama
October 23, 2009
This is It! (Let's Hope)
When will our fascination with the King of Pop stop?
October 16, 2009
David Letterman's Jacket
Will it help him weather the late night chill?
October 9, 2009
Ken Burns' America
But he won't be charged with arson! PLUS, The Pull of Hope
October 2, 2009
Jimmy's Crack Scorned
Why the former President misspoke; PLUS, Those Rainy Nights in Georgia
September 25, 2009
Remembering Patrick Swayze and Annie Le; PLUS, The Guiding Light is Gone
September 18, 2009
Let's Roll!
Remembering a 9/11 hero eight years later; PLUS, Gridiron Glory
September 11, 2009
The Lost Has Been Found
An eighteen-year mystery has been solved; PLUS, Defining Labor Day and A Labor of Love
September 4, 2009
Facing America's Moral Erosion
Reflections on a famous American landmark; PLUS, Profiles in Courage (and Humanity)
August 28, 2009
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
A tribute to Ted Kennedy: the prince who never would be king
August 26, 2009
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Author Bio:  Greg Asimakoupoulos
Greg Asimakoupoulos has been called America's pastor/poet laureate. He is the author of Sunday Rhymes and Reasons, the latest book published by The Partial Observer. This much-anticipated release is a collection of his most popular inspirational poetry and features many of Greg's Rhymes and Reasons weekly columns on the P O website. A prolific writer, he has ten other books to his credit and has written more than three hundred magazine articles. In 2000 Greg began writing weekly poetic commentaries to help pastors reference current events in their church communications. His Sunday Soundbytes gave way to Rhymes and Reasons in 2003. "I view my weekly poems for The Partial Observer as political cartoons comprised of word pictures," Greg admits. "I intentionally incorporate hyperbole into my word-play in order to provoke discussion or to make a point. I am a poetical commentator."

Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-ah-COPE-ah-less) is an ordained minister, freelance writer and newspaper columnist. He and his wife, Wendy, have three daughters and live on Mercer Island, Washington.

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Food for thought on Thanksgiving Day.
November 28, 2002
Paw Prints in My Heart
A final conversation with my dog the day that Kandi died.
July 14, 2006
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Why the seventh-inning-stretch song is more than just a song
October 20, 2005
Mother's Hands
Recalling fingers that modeled faith
May 6, 2011
Going to the Gone
A checklist for Memorial Day.
May 23, 2008

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