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It's Not Personal
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James Rogerson


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It’s business,
It’s not personal.
That makes it all
Much worse-nal.

 

© by James Rogerson.
Used with the author’s permission.

 

 

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Jim Rogerson calls himself a "proud liberal redneck," a title earned from an upbringing in a small North Carolina town followed by an education at the University of Chicago. After a career as an archivist and records manager for the University of North Carolina, Jim is now retired and enjoys writing historical works, creative non-fiction, study guides, manuals for archives and records management, and poetry. His poetry topics know no bounds and he never misses the Iodine Poetry Journal’s Open Mic nights in Charlotte, NC, where he now makes his home.


Post New Comment:
barbsteff:
Let's hear it for liberal rednecks! Wish there were more of them. Clever word play in this poem.
Posted 01/25/2016 01:29 PM
Jancan:
Concise, makes a clear point! Janice
Posted 01/25/2016 08:36 AM
transitions:
Sensatio-nal ~~~!
Posted 01/24/2016 09:30 PM
paradea:
I've never heard of a liberal redneck!
Posted 01/24/2016 04:30 PM
Lori Levy:
Short, but punchy, and I like the self-description, "proud liberal redneck."
Posted 01/24/2016 10:30 AM
Caro70:
Watch out, Ogden Nash! Fun!
Posted 01/24/2016 08:32 AM
jeeger:
Quick and cute!
Posted 01/24/2016 07:38 AM
rhonasheridan:
Not just wind and snow And quite a blow! We over the pond feel very sorry for you.
Posted 01/24/2016 05:43 AM
tutior:
Right on.
Posted 01/24/2016 05:31 AM


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