Write On!

“‘Campaign in poetry; govern in prose,’ the old adage goes. This moment, though, has in many ways flipped that idea: The 2016 presidential campaign was decidedly lacking in poetry. Yet in its aftermath, as Americans consider the contours of their new government, they are, often, turning to poems: to Cope and her gallows humor.”

Why Poetry is Viral in the Aftermath of Trump’s Election
The Atlantic

With limericks hitting their marks,
our pens will keep lighting the sparks
of the rhyming resistance,
inspiring persistence
to pummel corrupt oligarchs.

© 2017 Susan E. Eckenrode

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