IDIOCRACY

 

 

A

dumb flick

prophetic

in waning days

of an empire

Banana Republic

in reality only

flag of demagogue flown higher

than the flag our soldiers fought for

 

 

 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Published in Not Our President 2020, a poetry anthology published by Moonstone Arts Center in Philadelphia.

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eleven_eleven's picture

cool write! congrats on the

cool write! congrats on the publication, be careful of sharing if it falls within the reserved publication period. rights usually default to the poet after a period of 3 months to a year. i especially enjoyed the "banana republic" line lol

georgeschaefer's picture

thank you.  I have full

thank you.  I have full control of the copyright.

allets's picture

Congratulations on publication

A standard in the wind unrecognizable. Yeah.

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~(:D)-

 

georgeschaefer's picture

thank you.  Doing my part to

thank you.  Doing my part to keep Philly poetry rolling.  We did a zoom reading of the anthology release last Sunday.

Stephen's picture

Politics

Regardles of which side he attacks, an incursion into the area of politics leave the poet thigh deep in feces.

georgeschaefer's picture

With the current climate, I

With the current climate, I waste deep in feces whether I speak out or quietly accept it.