Resurrection
  JERRY BROWNING  

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Resurrection
 

as they rolled back the stone
the cameramen shivered
lo, the vault was empty
vice a single manila file…
paperwork in order
track record clean
no organizations
first family American
obviously a saint

so we all bought popcorn
and stayed home waiting
praying…
please don’t come during Dynasty

friend, i was there
when he descended to earth
accusing look in his dark
piercing eyes
and he spoke, saying
“watch thy neighbor
as thyself
for you are all guilty
until proven innocent.
i have returned.
so, let there be
paranoia.”
and he saw it was good

as he ascended to heaven
a host of politicians
jumped to their feet
generals and admirals
uncovered their eyes
heads of intelligence
started to rise
and the last bald eagle
was trying to fly
with just his right wing
 

now data processors

play a tune on their keys

Battle Hymn of the Republic

as we watch all the trials

on color tv

newsman’s benediction

is touching

zz…praise be

to the lens

and our lord,

Joe McCarthy…zz

 

Norfolk, Virginia ‘86




Intro Image- "Dirty Money" by Steven Richardson

Empact Image - "Antichrist" by Michael Kulick

 

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