Stirring the pot



I have been known
Now and then
To stir a pot
Or two
Or three
To ask embarrassing questions
And aim poems at injustice
Avarice
And greed

I have
Now and then
Lobbed irony at hypocrisy
And fact-checked imposters
Clowns
And demagogues

I have stirred the pot
Added pepper flakes
And cooked up a hot sauce
Or two
Or three
From time to time
Laughing at the Emperorís new clothes
Mocking the Pretenderís throng
And singing that old song
We shall overcome!

 










 

 

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