Editor's note: In the United States, April has been designated National Poetry Month. Coincidentally or not, in the state of Alaska, April customarily contains the final days of the Alaska Legislature's regular session.
"An Ode to Sean and his Meddling Minions"
Bob Andrews is a long-time Alaskan and retired school teacher. Upon retirement, he raced sled dogs for 5 years in the Yukon and farmed in Haines for 15 years. He and his wife currently live on Prince of Wales Island and enjoy a semi-remote, subsistence lifestyle. He follows Alaska news and politics with great concern for the state of affairs the next generations will inherit.
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