Friday, January 5, 2018

Heels of the hanged

        Poets say it best, sometimes ahead of the fact.
                From W.S. Merwin's Presidents, circa 1970:

                The president of shame has his own flag
                the president of lies quotes the voice
                of God
                at last counted
                the president of loyalty recommends
                blindness to the blind
                oh oh
                applause like the heels of the hanged


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