“Hate Has No Home Here” in my brain?
Perhaps it does. Let me explain:
Do I love a Trump supporter?
Can I adore a fenced-in border?
When I’m insulted, I don’t linger:
I gently raise my middle finger.
As you can tell from these few vents
“Hate Has No Home Here,” but it rents.
— Bill Dingfelder
Rain raps hard against the concrete
The bitter beat
The dimly lit street
I’d almost forgotten you
— Robert Calandra
Pain in my index finger
Sorry, you will need a specialist
I am a thumb doctor
— Connie Swartzman
Editor’s Note: Connie Swartzman is co-founder of West Mt. Airy’s Poetry Aloud and Alive, a neighborhood poetry gathering based at Big Blue Marble bookstore.
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