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Cartoon Caper

by Chris Sorrenti

Anything but funny
the response of violence
simply reflects and legitimizes
the underlying message illustrated

© 2006

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Author's Note: If you haven't figured it out already, inspired by the infamous Muhammad cartoon, published in a Danish newspaper, that sparked a wave of Radical Islamic violence and destruction around the world.

Posted on 02/10/2006
Copyright © 2020 Chris Sorrenti

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Graeme Fielden on 02/10/06 at 03:56 AM

i think you make a very good point, Chris. Unfortunately these extremeists are stuck in a dark ages mindset that knows no measure of rationality...

Posted by Gregory O'Neill on 02/10/06 at 06:54 AM

...certainly brings a different message in todays world. Poignant.

Posted by Maureen Glaude on 02/10/06 at 02:11 PM

fitting timing for this one, as I think of the chaos caused by a political cartoon. Right on.

Posted by Julie Adams on 02/10/06 at 07:47 PM

Selective and succinct in style, gracious in delivery, and still direct and unabashed in commentary...well done, Chris...chaotic times

Posted by Charles E Minshall on 02/12/06 at 05:06 AM

So true Chris. Well done...Charlie

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