Getting through the next four years
To the editor:
Some notes to myself on surviving the next four years:
Continue trusting logic,
when using such is
disparaged, ignored, skipped over
by holders of power at this juncture;
Stay steady, calm, when bullied
(humor is helpful);
Pray, pray for light
when some in power
would like to delight
Recall that the Soviets required
to remain in power
for the time
that was given them.
Remember you’re an American
and don’t need to
hold to the party line.
on our own precious birthplace.
Afford fellow Earth dwellers
Stall tries to force the world to
to our own