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By Paul Corman-Roberts

Flyover country is
Closed for repairs
Under reconstruction
This morning fading beneath
Long cumulus scaffolding
Haphazardly bolted
To the Sierra Nevada
Ground Line
Stapled by tornado
Shaped reinforcements
Over the continental

One can’t help but wonder if it exists at all
If it isn’t just a vast hoax
Perpetrated by CNN
To fill in the empty spaces
Where advertising just doesn’t matter
In this dreamy ludicrousity
Until the long vacuum bubble touches
Down in

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& the downtrodden
& the dreamers
& the hustlers
& cnn
Are all still there
When flyover country isn’t.

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