The bravura president
Toad-bloated and spewing
Managed to piss off Australia on his very first day
(I mean, who does that?)
The emperor has no clothes
(now, that’s one image I wish I could unsee)
We are fully clothed but we feel naked
Hopeless, fatigued, bone weary of the blather
We are slack-jawed
and waiting for this mistake, this miscarriage,
this miscreant to go away, anywhere, anyhow
Anyway, we wait
(c) 2018 Amy Barlow Liberatore/Sharp Little Pencil
For ABC Wednesday – the letter is U. Thanks to Roger Green, as he came up in my thoughts today. The last time I posted was a year ago (yup, talk about your outrage fatigue: I have been poetry-dry for a long while), the letter was also U. Man, I need to stop letting this crappy president get to me. Amy
November 27, 2018 at 11:40 am
That, and I’m not kidding, is amazingly restrained! As much as I said I’d stop talking about him, stiul I do – see my blog tomorrow (Wednesday) e.g. I
December 2, 2018 at 3:37 pm
I would say more, but not sure I can do that without lots of %!@*&!! symbols!! Will check in with you at your blog. Thanks!
November 27, 2018 at 1:14 pm
And we are waiting with you as we are waiting for the Brexit nonsense to end. Love to you. It’s good to read you again. 🙂
December 2, 2018 at 3:39 pm
Thanks! Yes, Brexit seems like it’s almost as divisive as our president. Hope it turns out well. Have I told you how I love the parliamentary system? The spectacle of people standing and honestly saying what they think, in front of others, instead of passive-aggressive talk. Let alone “tweets,” right?
November 27, 2018 at 1:51 pm
there are idiots who get attention… and because of that, are going on…. whilst they best are to be totally ignored…
Have a splendid, ♥-warming ABC-Wednes-day / -week
♫ M e l d y ♪ (ABC-W-team)
December 2, 2018 at 3:40 pm
I am not one to ignore them. That impairs my mental health at times, but I am one of those cranky white women who call stuff out!!!
November 27, 2018 at 2:54 pm
Wonderful my darling
Sent from my iPhone
December 2, 2018 at 3:41 pm
Darling!! Send me your email address when you can! You are one of the only pp on FB I really miss since going Zuckerberg-free!
November 27, 2018 at 7:10 pm
We wait. And we vote.
December 2, 2018 at 3:41 pm
But sometimes the elections are too far away!! But yes. Complacency is not an option. Thanks, Guap!
November 27, 2018 at 7:31 pm
Hear!! Hear!! I agree whole heartedly. Good to see you back. You are missed.
December 2, 2018 at 3:42 pm
Renee, I hope all is well with you, my dear. Am trying to get back to blogging. This past two years of Candidate and then President Voldemort have been so discouraging.
December 3, 2018 at 4:31 pm
LOL!!! You are hysterically funny and it is so true. I needed a laugh today (dealing with a confused modem) and you have given it. Be well and hope to see more of you soon.
November 27, 2018 at 8:31 pm
Lots of meaningful thoughts. – Margy
December 2, 2018 at 3:43 pm
Thanks so much, Margy!
November 28, 2018 at 2:25 am
Welcome back Amelita! Great seeing you again! His antics forced him to be referred not too nicely by peace-loving citizens. We wait for the second term to see whether he’ll make it.
December 2, 2018 at 3:44 pm
Hank, I have never been so embarrassed to be a US citizen in my life. I thought Nixon was mean and Bush 43 was a dolt, but this guy is something else. Just awful. Will head over to see you soon.
November 28, 2018 at 9:31 pm
Resisting in whatever way I can while I wait.
December 2, 2018 at 3:45 pm
I am one of those cranky “Mine Grabs Back” white women who WILL NOT be told to shut up. But resistance in any form is valuable – from emails and calls to talking women like me off the ledge when it gets to be too much. Keep on keepin’ on, babe.
December 2, 2018 at 11:05 pm
The last line kindles hope & we hope it’s not too late.
Should we accept everything as fate?
After all, “they also serve those who stand and wait.”