Poem: Type II

I have to take the pills
Blue, orange, tan, and white
Six white
Or I will die

Or I will lose my legs
Stroke, coma, sightless eyes
Brown eyes
My kidneys gone

My doctor says that I
Should diet, drop some weight
Excess weight
Then I’d be fine
Then, why don’t you do that?
You ask me with a smile
Your little smile
So comforting

So nice I have to say,
Would you like some coffee?
Hot black coffee
And a cannolli

About Louis William Rose

“I am an advocate for Liberty. What I do for Liberty I do not do for profit or fame. I seek no office other than the office of parliamentarian, and no reward other than for myself and my fellow men and women to live in a free country.” Louis William Rose is a lifelong student of parliamentary procedure and political process. He has served as parliamentarian for various organizations. A political philosopher, poet, singer, and writer, his articles have been published on-line and in pro-liberty papers in Florida, Kentucky, Georgia, and Montana. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of North Florida, graduating summa cum laude in 2004, with an additional two years of graduate work in political philosophy. Mr. Rose is an outspoken supporter of the basic rights of man, especially freedom of speech, association, religion, individual rights to personal defense and property, and of republican, constitutional forms of government. He is married to the lovely Jamy Sue Rose, an award winning nature photographer and a Florida Master Naturalist and guide. He has two sons, Edward, a hydroponic farmer in the panhandle of Florida, and Alexander, a successful real estate developer.
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