Below the Beltway
Stop! I Can't Stanza It
Hallmark's rhymes don't keep up with the times
Even in greeting-card seasons.
Wisely, they choose to steer clear of the news,
(Here are six very good reasons).
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Some say that lawyers are bad to the bone,
That they're America's case of arthritis,
That they're crooked and personal-injury-prone
And as rich and as greedy as Midas.
"Not true," they protest, nearly popping their lid,
"But, speaking of sore-joint conditions --