The world's only newspaper written by poets

trum-eclipse

An Ocular Burn

in U.S. by

This is not another poem about Donald Trump.
This is about men who look directly at the sun with fingers raised,
mocking doctors and other gods in totality.
This is about men who, even blind, think they can see it all,
eclipsing every truth with the
vanities of the moon.

 


Read More:
Yes, Donald Trump really did look at the sun during the solar eclipse [CNN]

Jenna Spagnolo is the co-editor of Poets Reading the News.

Latest from U.S.

8157217070_42052fdc2e_b

So Many Dead

By Norma Smith. In the aftermath of a major shooting, how do
pinned-world-map

Even Here [AUDIO]

By Paul Bone. An American poet writes about how gun violence is
mila-young-258207

Shadow of a Prayer

By Matthew Murrey. A poem about the prayers offered after a
Go to Top