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A Poem by rutherford

The media love an expert

who has to be known

as a guru

and if you're lucky

you'll move on

to a more official position

as Czar

of one thing or another.


Then there is the more sinister career path

starting as a strongman

(but no strongwoman?)

who can work their way up to kingpin

but they both answer to the mastermind.


© 2016 rutherford

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regardless of how high we move up, or we knock down along the way...there must always be something to keep in mind...there will always be someone smarter and stronger to knock us down of our pedestal...and it could be just as easily a woman than a man.

great piece, rutherford...reminds us to keep our ego at the door.

Posted 2 Years Ago


2 Years Ago

Thanks Jacob. I'm always interested in how the media describe different experts and bad guys and wa.. read more

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Added on February 26, 2016
Last Updated on February 26, 2016



Misguided visionary playing with words. Strongly encourage comments that will improve my pieces. If you friend me, I ask that you have first looked at my writing and willing to offer some helpful re.. more..