Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Fools' Battleground











Seditious lies enmesh pundits
who pledge for tufts of change.
They tread on sacred ground
tremor emphatic plans, rearrange

sporadic polls of popularity
plummet, plaster fear around;
hindered growth a stigma,
nether fools' battleground.


@laurie kolp



Prompt inspirations: Sunday Whirl

8 comments:

Traci B said...

Ah, pundits - always good fodder for poetic musings. Excellent use of the wordle, Laurie.

Peggy said...

Good response to the wordle! They do like to plaster fear around--those nether fools. Write on!

Kim Nelson said...

Ah yes! And so it is!

Sheila Moore said...

I like this sunday whirl. I will have to check it out sometime.

Laurie Kolp said...

Thanks.

Sheila- I love Sunday Whirl. The words are always challenging.

Marianne said...

Brilliant poem. "Pledge for tufts of change" is wonderful, Laurie.

brenda w said...

This is a timely piece. When I apply the last line to the media coverage of Iowa's recent straw poll, it makes me laugh(and scares me a bit, too). Great piece!

mjshorts said...

A great read Laurie.
Wouldn't our world be a better place without these pundits 'plastering fear around'.