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Protest Song

Let’s rest over here, away from the politicians
We’ll sit in the soil, away from the grifters and reavers,
where we can cleanse ourselves in the dust and the dirt,
cleaner by far than the back doors of power

Style / type: 
Free verse
Review Request (Intensity): 
I appreciate moderate constructive criticism
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What did you think of my title?
What did you think of the rhythm or pattern or pacing?
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Last few words: 
I rarely visit the political world in my writing, but hard to avoid in this very political season.
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Content level: 
Not Explicit Content

Comments

It really has that Woodie Guthrie, Pete Seeger kinda feel to it. I dig it.

Tim

Appreciate the kind words on this piece Tim, thanks!

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Michael Anthony

author comment

how I feel about the world of politics. Woody and Arlo, both had a real feel for the heart of the common man and wrote to accommodate it. Nice job by someone who doesn't often visit that dirty world of hidden, back-door politics! ~ Geezer.
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Writing purely for oneself, is the ultimate in defensive posture.

Thanks Geez! Politics is a very messy affair these days, so the dirt analogy seemed fitting.

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Michael Anthony

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Hello, Michael,
A moving peaceful protest in your wonderful distinctive poetry style.
Thank you!
L

Very uncertain writing territory for me L. This seemed to be a decent effort based on the responses.

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Michael Anthony

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