He' sure got a lot of gall / to be so useless and all / muttering small talk at the wall . . . [Dylan]
I voted against Nixon; I voted against Reagan; I voted against both Bushes -- this time, while I'm voting against McCain, I am also voting for Barack Obama. That's a good feeling.
Update: Josh Corey's eloquent call to vote for Barack Obama.
Joseph Duemer is Professor of Literature Emeritus at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press. Since the mid-1990s he has spent a good deal of time in Vietnam, mostly Hanoi. He lives with his wife Carole & five terriers (four Jack Russells & one Patterdale) on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.
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