Impolitic Licks

in Politics by
I luv Beto’s bod
and except for one City Council stand
to bulldoze El Paso barrios
that helped his billionaire father-in-law developer
maybe would vote for O’Rourke for President
of some high school Student Body
if the not ready for primetime
policyless pep rally rollout’s age-old American
political theater trope’s silent, supportive wife
didn’t signal three strikes and you’re out…perhaps.


Gerry Sarnat MD’s won Poetry in the Arts First Place/Dorfman Prizes; was nominated for Pushcarts/Best of the Net Awards; authored HOMELESS CHRONICLES (2010), Disputes (2012), 17s (2014), Melting The Ice King (2016); and’s widely published including recently by New Ulster, Gargoyle, Stanford, Oberlin, Wesleyan, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Edinburgh, Columbia, Brown, Margie, Main Street Rag, New Delta Review, Brooklyn Review, LA Review, San Francisco Magazine, New York Times. Poetry was chosen for his 50th Harvard reunion.

Photo via the Beto O’Rourke campaign.


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