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The Death of the Dream

Some progress isn't progress

By Jordan TwissPublished 2 months ago Updated 2 months ago 1 min read
The Death of the Dream
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There once was a gal named Nadine,

Who lost her job to a machine.

She's got three degrees,

But serves fries at McD's.

R.I.P. the American dream.

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Jordan Twiss

Jordan began writing at an early age and has been creating worlds, characters, and stories ever since, culminating with his debut epic fantasy novel, WHEN THE LAST LIGHT FAILS, and its recently completed sequel, WHEN THE DARKNESS BECKONS.

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  • Linda Rivenbark2 months ago

    This one packs a punch!

  • Meg2 months ago

    This one hurts, too real! Eloquently put, great read.

  • Antoinette L Brey2 months ago

    Very good

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  • Elysia Dawn2 months ago

    The American dream was always a lie though. We also should have reached post scarcity a hundred years ago.

  • My Christmas Time2 months ago

    My exam is going on and everytime I open any app I'm getting such content to see. 😂 Btw really nice poem 😍

  • Musulyn M2 months ago

    I felt this in my soul

  • Thavien Yliaster2 months ago

    I feel that. That hurts. It's more than a low blow. Still, I'd like to know in what she got her degrees in.

  • Kendall Defoe2 months ago

    Should be on a poster, t-shirt, manifesto cover, etc.

  • Madison Newton2 months ago

    So incredibly true, powerful stuff. Subscribed!

  • Jess2 months ago

    All too real, congrats on the topical top story!

  • Dana Stewart2 months ago

    Relevant! Congratulations on Top Story!

  • J. S. Wade2 months ago

    Truth. Great limerick. Congratulations on the Top Story recognition. 🥇

  • Dana Crandell2 months ago

    Well written, and too true. Congratulations!

  • Very well done. Congrats for the top story.

  • Heather Hubler2 months ago

    Congratulations on Top Story!! This was incredibly thought provoking, and a bit sad. Great writing!

  • Cori Spears2 months ago

    You have effectively elevated the Limerick. Well done!

  • Cathy holmes2 months ago

    Yayyy! Congrats on the Top Story.

  • Sonia Heidi Unruh2 months ago

    This is so well done! Subscribed and can't wait to see more of your work.

  • NAVEEN KAILASH B2 months ago

    Congrats on Top story my friend!!❤️❤️

  • Naomi Gold2 months ago

    A harsh truth perfectly told

  • Donna Renee2 months ago

    BOOM. I'm loving the commentary style limericks like this....it was so great!

  • Loryne Andawey2 months ago

    Excellent commentary in limerick form. ❤'d and subscribed 😄

  • This is so good. I hate that it's true, but great job

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