Artwork © Eric N. Peterson


MAGA Hat On A Foul Head–Triolet

Ruby coxcomb on his foul head
Curling spurs, cape of freakish hue
His flapping tie, a wattle red.
Ruby coxcomb on his foul head
Caustic caws turn us sick with dread.
Lies with each cockadoodledoo
Ruby coxcomb on his foul head
Let’s caponize that freakish hue.


Laurie Rosen splits her time between the Massachusetts coastline and a home tucked deep into a hollow in Vermont. Her poems have appeared in Sisyphus, Tigershark Magazine, The London Reader, Rosette Maleficarum, The Muddy River Poetry Review, Beach Reads, an anthology from Third Street Writers and Peregrine.

Eric N. Peterson is from Atlanta, Ga. He’s been drawing cartoons all his life. He leans towards the absurd, imaginative, and the surreal, as that’s where all the flavor is.