Journalism In Verse


Secretary of Dissent

in Opinion by

Does the word dossier scare you?
In the future everyone has one.
They are kept at the Ministry
of Memory Reconstruction

and Normative Corrections.
Abnormal is the new normal!
Global warming is hokum!
What rhymes with orange skin?
Putin! “Ha ha ha.”

There’s a new circus in town.
So it’s like, the howler monkey
and the wolf had a baby. “Ha ha.”

The problems of the world
are mine, but I am never alone.

Jeffrey Cyphers Wright is a publisher, critic, eco-activist, and artist, but is best known as a poet. Spuyten Duyvil recently published his 12th book Triple Crown, Sonnets. Wright produces literary events in conjunction with his publication Live Mag!. Original art by the author.

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