So technically we should probably call this a #HeadlineTanka, for tantrum it is not. And I really wanted to start a whole #HeadlineHaiku, but haiku it is not. Regardless, it’s a found poem, nicked from headlines in today’s NY Times.
“Presidents Tests A
Fresh Tactic: Toning It Down
A Softer Touch But
t a Pivot On Positions
Unity is Elusive”
© David Siller – 2017
For the first 100 days of the Trumpet administration, this blog will feature a new poem of protest, by my own hand and by others. They will be polished gems, or rough cut drafts of rage, or in process pieces searching for peace. They may be haiku or tanka, limericks or lyrics, verses free or fettered. If you would like to submit to this endeavor, please send an email, with poem saved as a word document (.docx) to waxyandpoetic AT gmail DOT com. All rights remain with the author.
VISUAL ARTISTS ! Do you have something visually poetic that you’d like to submit? GO FOR IT!
Please address any formatting preferences in your email. I will post submissions time permitting, with at least one per day. Editing will be limited to obvious errors of spelling and the like.
Read, follow, share, re-tweet, submit, live, love, spread light! Don’t forget to use #100Days100Poems !