Poetry and Politicians

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woman holding trump 2020 sign

though Shelly claimed poets
are the unacknowledged
legislators of the world
we need to take
when acknowledging
politicians in
for the line between
politics and sanity
are fluid as
and who knows what
an incendiary
demagogue will
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Published in the book “across vast horizons: an anthology”. Featured image by Rosemary Ketchum from Pexels.