When I wrote “Love Song for the New Order” I was aware of its spice.
The poem came as the result of a conversation I had with friends about a news story involving a neo-Nazi being punched in the face on the street.
My initial response was LOL because I was unsupervised on the internet for most of my formative years and I’m hardly housebroken. But as we talked they brought up some good points.
I think I ended that part of the conversation by blushing and saying, of course you’re right. And they were.
But then I did as I do, I thought about it. A lot.Continue reading Throwback: Revisiting a prose poem I wrote in 2017