Ms. Stein Wants Your Vote

I am Gertrude Stein and I approve Gertrude Stein and I Gertrude Stein
and I approve and I am this message I approve. I approve for all and all to
balance and support to balance a chicken and support our chicken in
every pot I approve. Our chicken is to balance our budget to budget our
chicken for all and all I thank you. Every chicken we need is prosperity in
every pot is jobs in every pot in every need and need. Jobs and prosperity
and jobs jobs and jobs jobs prosperity and jobs and chicken I thank you.

Brian Dean Powers is a retired civil servant and a lifelong resident of Madison. His poetry and prose have appeared in magazines, anthologies, and in online publications.