One Stanza Poem O066

John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Held much power as president –
But when it came to his mortality –
He held no more power than any
Other American resident

07.10.95 – 07.15.95

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion
and published in Perspectives, ISBN 0-9686250-0-2.

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Notes to this poem…

A true poem, albeit a cheap one predicated upon the rhyme between resident and president. I’m not sure what else I can say about it.

Hey, you can’t like all the poems you write, right?

The O-series of poems are one stanza poems composed before I got onto writing haiku and tanka, and short poetry while in action or traveling by select means like plane or ferry. These poems are 3-9 lines long with at least one rhyming couplet, and not of the short forms just mentioned. For the sake of elegance, I just called the collection One.

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