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Media Overload



The media is buzzing with amperage excess.
The circuits are burning.
Must we acquiesce?

The media is strident with partisan appeal.
The guidelines are absent.
Must we truly deal?

The media is cunning with inventive report.
The stories are stunning.
Must we this abort?

The media is frightful with embedded bias.
The angles are spiteful.
Must we be pious?

The media is blaring with record overload.
The neurons are tearing.
Must we all explode?

The media is reckless with activist demand.
The limits are feckless.
Must we lose a band?
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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Scheme ABA CXC DBD EXE FBF GXG
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 516
Words 90
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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