B.D. in the Mosh Pit

Alan P. Scott - Verses - Haiku


Cherry blossoms in
His eye; Bob Dole dives offstage,
lands in field of flacks.

On September 18, 1996, Presidential candidate Bob Dole fell from a stage in Chico, California, when a barrier gave way. He was caught by some of the members of the press who surrounded him, and escaped with only a minor injury: a reddened eye caused by his own flailing arm.

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Last updated June 17, 2001.

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