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BULLSHIT! SONNETS INDEX
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BULLSHIT! SONNETS by BOKE

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Boke - comment
Op-Ed Verse to counter
. . . institution-encrusted bs

(NOTE: Each is fax-submitted
to The New York Times 10 days
before it appears on this site)

KEYWORDS:
media criticism,
politics [esp. 2004]
rhetorical analysis,
i.e., BULLSHIT.

(REARRANGED)
INITIAL PREMISE:
UNTIL Journalism has
the rhetorical competence
to mediate "bullshit" ...
democracy is doomed.

NOTE: All rhetorical sonnets posted
at this site conform to a strict
definition of Shakespearean/English
sonnet form. In early 2003, a Perl
cgi-bin program was written to
enforce/verify this compliance.

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COMING SOON?
... SOUND!

There's nothing deader
than a "poetry reading."
{deadly serious smile}

A rhetorical performance
is "a whole nuther thing."

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