razzamatazz #FoundPoem

Sometimes I love living in this little town, and other times…. At least this week’s caller to our weekly newspaper’s phone line is from a different little town, where he was an official. Yes. And at least he has the courage of his convictions and identifies himself on the anonymous call-in line, which most people don’t. So I give him props for that.

razzamatazz
by Alvin Brown

razzamatazzThis is Alvin (Brown)
calling in from Palmyra.
I’ve been watching
all the news and
listening to all
. . .this
. . . . razzamatazz
about these illegal aliens.
There’s too many of them
coming in our country,
and I want to know
when our elected officials
are going to do
something about it.
It is running the country down.
We can’t consume all these people.

~*~

He’s right, you know. Me — one, two illegal aliens at the most, and I’m full.

I know it isn’t funny, but sometimes I laugh to keep from going berserk.

I’m posting today at Fatal Foodies about a thing I cooked. Not very descriptive or intriguing, but it is what it is.

A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: Write about an ignorant bigot. Not saying Mr. Brown IS one, mind you, just throwing the prompt out there for you to consume or not, as you choose.

MA

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I was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but now live in the woods in southern Indiana. Though I only write fiction, I love to read non-fiction. The more I learn about this world, the more fantastic I see it is.

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One thought on “razzamatazz #FoundPoem

  1. Jane
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    June 21, 2016 at 10:11am

    Thanks so much.
    I really needed a good gut laugh.
    Gut.
    Get it?

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  2. Ginny Fleming
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    June 21, 2016 at 2:03pm

    How do I confirm I’m not a spammer or haven’t recently eaten Spam brought into the country & prepared by an illegal alien? And why do these Spam eating aliens — the illegal ones — even bother to truck that stuff across the galaxy? It doesn’t go well with Tang. Better they should tour the wineries and search out a good moscato to go with their illegal Spam. But back to my original question: How do I confirm I’m not a spammer?

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      Marian Allen
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      June 21, 2016 at 5:29pm

      I don’t know, G! Click in a checkbox? I’ll have to log out of my admin page and put on a false mustache and visit the site pretending to be someone else, to see what the deal is. Meanwhile, I’ve whitelisted you. Because: you.
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  3. Dan
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    June 21, 2016 at 4:15pm

    I have to limit myself to just one? That doesn’t seem fair. I don’t write about them because they aren’t in my audience and their audience refuses to listen to reason.
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  4. Alicia Butcher Ehrhardt
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    June 21, 2016 at 4:27pm

    I will have to catch up with your prompts one of these days – they sound so tasty.

    Maybe I should join them with the goal of writing a Drabble – 100 words of fiction – on a regular basis.

    Two birds, and all that.

    Coming up with an idea for a Drabble takes energy – I could just steal yours.

    I’ll try later today – if the pressure goes down a bit!
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      Marian Allen
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      June 21, 2016 at 5:31pm

      You can’t steal my prompts, Alicia, because they’re yours for the taking. πŸ™‚ I write the post first, then make up a prompt based on it for other people to play with. πŸ™‚ Here’s hoping your pressure recedes long enough for you to play!
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