Found Poem © DAVID RAY 2013

Large, capitalized, white text, "LEGAL NOTICE" on black background

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN A found poem is a text that is so meaningful, musical, or unique that it can be appropriated, with credit to its original author (if known), by any prowling literateur.  Thus I claim the Public Notice of the Arizona Department of Environmental Qualities (ADEQ) proposal to issue Air Quality Control Permit no. …

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How Rockefeller Became a Billionaire

In 1901 Puck published this political cartoon depicting John D. Rockefeller as a king presiding over a landscape that he has devastated. On his crown are the tools of his empire: four railroads–including Pennsylvania's Reading and Lehigh Valley R.R.s– encircle his crown, which is topped by oil derricks and holding tanks.

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN In the beginning, Rockefeller was a completely poor fifteen-year-old kid who had only a single dime to his name.  With this dime he bought an apple, which he polished with the edge of his only shirt and sold for twenty cents.  With this twenty cents he bought two apples, polished them both …

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Twitter smackdown on gas attack doubters!!

New York Journal headline

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN whoa, srsly??? — G S Bierce (@GSBierce) September 4, 2013   just heard #traitor say Assad’s chemical attacks in #ghouta are a setup #dumb — G S Bierce (@GSBierce) September 4, 2013   cause gas attacks in Syria were a few km from recently arrived UN investigators #stupidhippie #naive — G S …

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