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Rhymes and Reasons
Poetic commentary on current events.
by Greg Asimakoupoulos
Published every Friday.
965 Articles
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Time's Man, Facebook's Face
A poetic profile of Mark Zuckerberg; PLUS, Yes, Virginia, There's a God
December 17, 2010
Joy to Her World!
A posthumous Christmas wish for Elizabeth Edwards; PLUS, Waiting for Easter at Christmastime
December 10, 2010
Baristas are Bartenders Too?
Questioning Starbucks decision to serve beer and wine; PLUS, The Toughest Loss of All
December 3, 2010
How About "Thanksgiving Year?"
Because one day in November just isn't enough; PLUS, The Promised Feast
November 26, 2010
She Said, "Yes!"
The royal pair are wedding bound; PLUS, High Touch Security
November 19, 2010
Dead in the Water
A nightmare at sea; PLUS, Remembering the Voice of the Mariners
November 12, 2010
Questions for Miss Manners
Accounting for the casualties of an uncivil war
November 5, 2010
Dancing with the Stars (and Stripes)
It's boogie time with the ballot box; PLUS, The Him Behind the Hymn
October 29, 2010
The Gift That Keeps on Giving
Practical suggestions for Pastor Appreciation Month
October 22, 2010
A Day of Resurrection
A month of men (plus two) sing Easter praise; PLUS, When Hope Collapses Around You
October 14, 2010
Suicide or Homo-cide?
A gay student's death births outrage
October 8, 2010
Tea Party Ponderings
What began one night in Boston still continues in our day
October 1, 2010
Facebook: The Original Version
The Bible is God's attempt to "friend" us
September 24, 2010
Yom Kippur Confessions
A Christian's thoughts about a Jewish holiday; PLUS, America's Got Talent! So Do You!
September 17, 2010
Mosque Feelings Can't Be Masked
Coming to terms with an emotional issue; PLUS, From Newark to Shanksville and Don't Burn the Koran! Read It!
September 10, 2010
Victory at Sea
Recalling a symphony of peace sixty-five years ago
September 2, 2010
Katrina Remembered
Fifth anniversary reflections; PLUS, Sal Manila and His Thugs
August 27, 2010
Our Troops Are Headed Home
It's a cause for somber celebration; PLUS, Let's Hear It for Vacations
August 20, 2010
Going Postal on a Plane
Jet Blue's red-faced ex-employee; PLUS, A Requiem to the Murdered Aid Workers in Afghanistan
August 13, 2010
When Gay Rights Are Wrong!
Judging the judge's decision; PLUS, Lessons I Learned in High School
August 6, 2010
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Author Bio:  Greg Asimakoupoulos
Greg Asimakoupoulos has been called America's pastor/poet laureate. He is the author of Sunday Rhymes and Reasons, the latest book published by The Partial Observer. This much-anticipated release is a collection of his most popular inspirational poetry and features many of Greg's Rhymes and Reasons weekly columns on the P O website. A prolific writer, he has ten other books to his credit and has written more than three hundred magazine articles. In 2000 Greg began writing weekly poetic commentaries to help pastors reference current events in their church communications. His Sunday Soundbytes gave way to Rhymes and Reasons in 2003. "I view my weekly poems for The Partial Observer as political cartoons comprised of word pictures," Greg admits. "I intentionally incorporate hyperbole into my word-play in order to provoke discussion or to make a point. I am a poetical commentator."

Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-ah-COPE-ah-less) is an ordained minister, freelance writer and newspaper columnist. He and his wife, Wendy, have three daughters and live on Mercer Island, Washington.

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Food for thought on Thanksgiving Day.
November 28, 2002
Paw Prints in My Heart
A final conversation with my dog the day that Kandi died.
July 14, 2006
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Why the seventh-inning-stretch song is more than just a song
October 20, 2005
Going to the Gone
A checklist for Memorial Day.
May 23, 2008
Mother's Hands
Recalling fingers that modeled faith
May 6, 2011

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