At seven o’clock in the morning
As I pass by a green house
An automatic sprinkler
Suddenly goes off
And wets me head to toe.
I do not wait for poetry
But go in search of it
Because my wings are broken
And I am left far from my nest…
We returned from a Trump protest
And wanted to walk in Golden Gate Park.
We stopped at a sandwich shop
Which smelled like Tehran.
Death, like a weary actress
Has gone behind the stage
To take off her black dress
And put on her lounging gown.
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