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Judgment at Rushmore

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Trump had the stones to look up

and see himself, the chiseler, chiseled

by Gutzon Borglum's ghost

or at least Gutzon on a horse and under a sheet

lynchin "Injuns", the first antifa people,

while the band played on and on and on

that ugly f*cking spangled song

while Birth of A Nation

was projected against the faces of our fores

and I thought of Taliban and Buddhist statues

blown to smithereens, back to nothing, like

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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Australia. His poetry, commentary, and reviews have appeared in publications in Oceania, Europe and the USA, such as Cordite, Morning Star, Hanging (more...)
 

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