“Point of Fact” a poem by The Bard of Murdock

Posted on December 2, 2012


It is Sunday and today The Bard of Murdock takes a walk in the land of unicorns. This poem was originally published on Saturday,  December 1, 2012. Please be sure to read the article linked by the Bard before reading the poem.


Point of Fact

I stumbled on a hidden lair
That housed an ancient beast.
I stumbled on it unaware
While walking west to east.
’Twas in the lair I came aware
Of certain climate change,
Which weighed upon the morning air
Throughout the mountain range.
I found as well abiding there
A war on womankind,
Which cut my heart with cold despair
And weighed upon my mind.
I made an effort to repair
To points less filled with dread,
But tripping over free health care,
I settled there instead.
Among the myths I said a prayer
That I would soon be borne,
Across this world of disrepair
Upon a unicorn.


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My goal is to produce poetical cartoons. I try to use metaphors and caricatures (or a politician’s own words) to address complex political and social situations. In this way, I sum up current events in humorous verse.
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