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Old 01-22-2009, 08:54 AM
 
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the Poet..I'm no poet but I really didn't get it. Maybe someone else could explain but it seemed disjointed and overly poetic. Maya Angelou's poems are usually easy to understand and conceptualize but this one, uhh?

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Old 01-22-2009, 08:56 AM
 
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As John Stewart put it, it was a great way to get people to leave the Mall.
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Old 01-22-2009, 09:04 AM
 
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... the prayer before the inaguration. I turned the radio off, to much... way too much.
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Old 01-22-2009, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Democratic Peoples Republic of Redneckistan
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There was a LOT of "to much" imho.Kinda pissed me off considering the shape we are in.I am more of a "limerick" man than a poetry one anyway.

"There was an old man from Nantucket......
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Old 01-22-2009, 11:16 AM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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... the prayer before the inaguration. I turned the radio off, to much... way too much.
Why? I thought it was perfect
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Old 01-22-2009, 11:19 AM
 
Location: DFW Texas
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... the prayer before the inaguration. I turned the radio off, to much... way too much.

I feel the same way about the one the old guy said afterwards.....was it just me or did he sound like he had marbles in his mouth?
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Old 01-22-2009, 11:19 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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I'm not sure if anyone here follows "Always Sunny In Philadelphia" but that poem reminded me of when Charlie tries to write.
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Old 01-22-2009, 12:15 PM
 
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I'm not sure if anyone here follows "Always Sunny In Philadelphia" but that poem reminded me of when Charlie tries to write.
The "Dick and Jane" series reminds me of when Bush tries to write.
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Old 01-22-2009, 07:57 PM
 
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I didn't care for that poem either.
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