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Try to Remember and Forget

poetic reflections on this week's news.

by Greg Asimakoupoulos
September 11, 2007

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Try to Remember and Forget
Try to Remember and Forget_Greg Asimakoupoulos-poetic reflections on this week's newsTry to remember
that day in September
when life was changed
for us forever.

Try to recover
a grief that's been covered
by years now past
and prayers unanswered.

Try to replenish
what's slowly diminished.
A faith in God
and love of country...
and honor.

Disgraced in the John
How a Minneapolis bathroom flushed a reputation

Larry Craig and John
What really did go on?
Who are those three?
Or is it one
whose DC time is gone?

His reputation's flushed.
A secret he had hushed
has now come out.
There's little doubt
his faithful wife is crushed.

While seated on the throne
his feet began to roam
and footsie with
a plainclothes cop
let Larry's fetish known.

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