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Poetry

The Poetry section contains poems which have a Progressive message or point of view or which deconstruct Regressive policies and or Regressive politicians. Any topic is suitable as long as it relates to the Regressive Watch mission.

Nothing Good’s Happening Here

This Trump parody song updates Buffalo Springfield's "Something's Happening Here" political message to reflect the character of Donald Trump -- or more accurately lack thereof -- and the current presidential contest.

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Voice Mail

A scathing rebuke of contemporary American culture's shallow self interest, instant celebrity, technology fetishism, and minute attention spans.

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For Immediate Release

This poem examines the culture of violence prevalent in modern American society from George Zimmerman gunning down a teenager for walking while black to inner city violence including drive by shootings, and the daily news cycle which has desensitized far too many to the carnage.

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Letter to Sandy

In this prose poem, Gun addresses a history of violence from gang crime to mass shootings in a letter to Sandy Hook. 

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Nameless City

A dark poem examines the effects and consequences of the War on Drugs and the concomitant prison industrial complex in a surrealist interpretation, includes a graphic illustration by the author.

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America

America, a new poem, asks hard questions about where we are and where we're going. Will we be a tryanny of the masses, will we care for the poor, elderly, and homeless. Or will we continue down the road of the ME generation into darkness.

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America's War On Drugs

“And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads a blasphemous name.” Revelation 13:1-3.

And the beast called itself GOP and written upon its seven heads are: Avarice, Cowardice, Entitlement, Homophobia, Ignorance, Misogyny, and Racism. And the meek shall cry out in agony. And the beast shall be slain by the Lamb, in their name. And the beast's name shall be erased from the minds of men forever.

Amen