ELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP / ISSUE 5: Poets In Unity - Responses to the Election of Donald Trump / POETRY

“He’ll Make America Great Again” by Simon Widdop

You’re the land of the brave, the free
that’s what I’ve always seen and believed
don’t give that man your tears this day
though it’s darker now you’ll find a way
now is the time to laugh, sing and create
bowl the bile back at his tangerine face
even from this somewhat green, somewhat pleasant land
we’re standing with you with a raised fist and a helping hand
I call on the punks, the poets, the revolutionaries
the artists and the visionaries
don’t let the spark be snuffed out in vain
come together and show him how you’ll make yourself great again

Simon Widdop is a punk performance poet from Wakefield, England. He blends love, laughter and the world around us with a cutting edge tongue and sharper eyes. You can find him on Twitter @SimonWiddopPoet

updated 11/21