Crazy, by Jennifer Lagier

Doubling down on cruel,
racist and stupid,
Klu-Klux-Klanner-in-Chief
bloviates via Twitter.
Calls for immediate deportations
of undocumented asylum seekers,
denying due process.

A clueless FLOTUS
negates her purported
compassionate field trip,
wins the Marie Antoinette tone-deaf award
by visiting child concentration camps
wearing a jacket bearing the slogan
I Really Don’t Care – Do U?

From coast to coast,
untethered authoritarianism
ignites growing bipartisan mutiny.
Awakened people of conscience
stand up, speak out,
refuse to accept one more extremist,
unconstitutional outrage.

..

Jennifer Lagier has published fourteen books, edits the Homestead Review, helps coordinate Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium readings. Newest books: Scene of the Crime (Evening Street Press), Harbingers (Blue Light Press), Camille Abroad (FutureCycle Press), Like a B Movie (FutureCycle Press). Forthcoming: Camille Mobilizes (Dec. 2018), (FutureCycle Press, 2018). jlagier.net

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