Artwork © Eric N. Peterson

America The Beautiful

Fracking
national parks
coyote cyanide
computer hacking

Out of the closet
white supremacists
rise on presidential
encouragement

Lying the norm
cheating, pocket lining
insults common
racism and anti-Semitism

environment ignored
climate change denied
impeachment
election brings an end

 

Zvi A. Sesling is the former Brookline, MA Poet Laureate. He has published four books of poetry and three chapbooks. His flash fiction book is due in 2021 from Cervena Barva Press.

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.