by Katherine L. Gordon
White guys in their smug sixties
suit jackets barely buttoning
over bulging well-fed
dictating to angry-thin street strugglers
how to think, what to expect,
in cruelly perilous times.
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"Politics" is from Katherine L. Gordon's new collection Wing-Wishing: Of Unicorns, Ravens and Wolves (Melinda Cochrane Publications Inc., 2019).
Katherine L. Gordon is a poet, author, publisher, judge and reviewer. Her work has been translated into several languages. She has many books, chapbooks and anthology collections with talented peers whose works inspire her. She promotes poetry as a unifying force around the globe.