America the Sorrowful (and Hopeful): A Rewrite

Diane de Anda is a third generation Latina and retired UCLA professor. Tired of cranking out technical articles in a "publish or perish" atmosphere, she now spends most of her time writing adult fiction, children's books, parody, and satire.Her weapon of choice is the limerick, aimed with humor and a touch of malice at society's icons, celebrities, politicians, and other irritating folk.
Diane de Anda

America the Sorrowful (and Hopeful) So sorrowful as each one diesFor warnings all in vain, For ever-mounting casualtiesFrom policies insane!America! America!We shed our tears for thee,And hope for … Read more