JANUARY 2011 – in the news: “Passports of all US citizens will no longer bear the words Mother or Father. They will be replaced with Parent #1 and Parent #2.”
…..and instantly I wondered if Doctor Seuss would ask: “Parent One, or Parent Two…in all the World…which one are you?”
I beg Dr. Seuss’s forgiveness, in advance, for my “hatchet” job.
“Is that your Passport in your hand?
Is that it there ol’ Sam-I-Am?”
“I carry it with me,
for the World to see.
I keep it close by,
it keeps me free.”
“Did you see the naming plan?
Did you see it Sam-I-Am?”
“Yes I saw the Passport scam
eliminate gender-data is the plan.”
“Do you like the naming plan?
Do you like it Sam-I-Am?”
“I don’t like it,
it’s not for me.
Setting a hierarchy
that shouldn’t be.”
“Don’t you like the naming plan?
Don’t you like it Sam-I-Am?”
“Who becomes the number one?
Who’s the one that’s to be shun?
I don’t want to be the one,
being shunned is not so fun?”
“You don’t like the naming plan?
You don’t like it Sam-I-Am.”
“I don’t like the naming plan.
I don’t like the gender ban.
I don’t like the Passport scam.
No, I don’t like the naming plan.”
“So you think it’s just a scam,
do you think this Sam-I-Am?”
“I think it’s a true slight of hand,
played by the members of the band,
also know as the Obama clan,
and they definitely have a plan.”
“So yes, I think it’s just a scam,
Yes I do,” says Sam-I-Am.
January 8 , 2011 All Rights Reserved
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