Limerick: The Senator

“Poverty” Illustration by Paul Lachine

There once was a young senator
who never cared about the poor.
This opinion, he stressed,
’til his father confessed
food stamps had been their life-savior.

– Alex Schattner

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3 thoughts on “Limerick: The Senator

  1. Great limerick! I appreciate how quickly you paint a picture and make a point, using a new medium for this blog. Though I’m not sure replacing “governor” with “senator” qualifies as being thinly veiled.

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