In July, I wrote a poem every day. If you want to see which one of them was published, you can get the anthology here (mine is called “Afterbirth”).
And now, I can also publish one I wrote that I think is timely, as we watch politics as usual fall apart and all fear what will come next. I very much hope that we come out of this election season sane, kind, and hopeful. In the meantime~
Here comes an election
The current political contamination area
is full of fission, frission, division.
Heartfelt imposters inciting hysteria,
a cowardly sideshow taking over center ring.
Their stone-cold euphoria
a drug of hate that’s sobering.
Standing up to this suffering, various cultural librarians
point to history’s revisions as places worth editing
in the hopes of ending at a different scenario,
finding the phoenix rising
from this necessary societal burial.