Politics 2020

 

As real as this is, as real as this feels,

I know it won’t feel really real

until I experience something tangible

like a riot

or being told to wear a star.

 
 
Author's Notes/Comments: 

The current political climate in the United States is something to be fearful for, especially if you know your history. 

patriciajj's picture

Perfect. I couldn't think of

Perfect. I couldn't think of a better way to encapsulate this crushing, surreal, oppressive feeling that we could be hurtling toward something more dystopian than we ever imagined. A brilliant wake-up call. 

Starward's picture

Agreed.  You are a thousand

Agreed.  You are a thousand percent correct.  The present Commandeer in Chief knows just enough about history, which he learns, apparently, from documentaries, to repeat its nastier episodes.  He needs to be returned to his monopoly games with hotels and country clubs and leave governance to those who truly represent all American people.


Starward

[ * /+/ ^ ]

C.Locke's picture

I couldn't agree more. 

I couldn't agree more. 


C.Locke

Starward's picture

Thank you.  A poet of your

Thank you.  A poet of your stature can give powerful validation to even a minor reader's minor comment.


Starward

[ * /+/ ^ ]