Saturday, November 15, 2014

Today's Deadline Poem Is Short'n Sweet: An ISIS Couplet

Lengthy poems may be epick [archaic], but a pithy couplet may do the trick. Or, something like that. If this is (fair & balanced) wordplay, so be it.

[x The Nation]
Obstacles Limit Targets And Pace Of Strikes On ISIS
By The Deadline Poet (Calvin Trillin)

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No others match the weapons we are using.
But whom to use them on can get confusing. Ω

[Calvin Trillin began his career as a writer for Time magazine. Since July 2, 1990, as a columnist at The Nation, Trillin has written his weekly "Deadline Poet" column: humorous poems about current events. Trillin has written considerably more pieces for The Nation than any other single person. A native of Kansas City, MO, Trillin received his BA from Yale College in 1957. He served in the army, and then joined Time.]

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