wary of winks

 

was that an itch
or political twitch?

it was deliberate wink, i think
first, they get our vote; then play turn coat

offer girl drugged drinks, prey with flirty hi-jinks

mark cards to win, gamble with sin
sly one-eyed blink… all cheaters stink!

 


Linking to dVerse with 44-word “wink” quadrille…

19 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Rob Kistner
    Nov 12, 2018 @ 17:09:06

    Hi Lynn! I enjoyed reading your poem here, it was well written… no, I can’t abide dishonesty either, and there is enough to go around at the moment… 😐

    …rob from Image & Verse
    My “wink”

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  2. Mish
    Nov 07, 2018 @ 19:55:08

    Love the title and the rhyme. Yes, some of this winkin’ is a stinkin’ !

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  3. Kira
    Nov 07, 2018 @ 15:33:36

    This is fantastic Lynn! It would be so nice if the truth became the political platform!

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  4. purplepeninportland
    Nov 07, 2018 @ 13:16:30

    Cheaters, cheaters, and then there are cheetahs, who we hope tell the truth. Good one, Lynn.

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  5. Frank Hubeny
    Nov 06, 2018 @ 19:19:59

    After the vote comes the disappointment.

    Reply

  6. merrildsmith
    Nov 06, 2018 @ 15:37:45

    Yes, beware–they do stink! I’m just worried that some people can’t smell it, or don’t care.

    Reply

  7. De Miller Jackson
    Nov 06, 2018 @ 12:52:41

    All cheaters do indeed stink. And from what I can tell, almost all politicians, as well.

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  8. Grace
    Nov 06, 2018 @ 11:12:44

    Cheating and fooling around gets my ire. Hope it is not another round again.

    Reply

  9. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Nov 06, 2018 @ 05:44:44

    We are always cheated one way or another… but maybe we want to be fooled too.

    Reply

  10. Gina
    Nov 06, 2018 @ 01:52:58

    a very insincere wink

    Reply

  11. maria
    Nov 06, 2018 @ 01:44:57

    Loving this satirical take!

    Reply

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