Obama/Osama

Music: The Art of the Fugue: Contrapuntus 19.
By J.S. Bach. Sequenced by Alessandro Simonetto, at Kunst der Fuge.

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Obama meets Osama,
Brandishing a word
As deadly as the sunlight,
More potent as more heard,
As true as it's absurd.

Osama meets Obama;
Suicide meets life.
As certainty meets hope,
Meaning meets the knife.
Absolutes need night.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon





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