Poem of the Week

Inauguration

I saw
a middleaged white guy
call Amanda Gorman
boring
and all I could feel was
envy
for how nice it must be
to not have to get it
to be so far removed
from even my
middleaged white woman perspective
that you could
fall asleep
in front of that fire

~HC
Jan 20 2021
 
 
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