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Ballad of the Jingo Kid

By Vi Ransel  Posted by Vi Ransel (about the submitter)       (Page 1 of 3 pages)     Permalink    (# of views)   No comments

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Hair slicked back under his black hat

with petroleum and snake oil,

the Jingo Kid,

Pentagon Budget spurs jangling

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on his Upper Class

kick-the-rest-of-us-in-the-ass boots,

swaggered on to the A. Lincoln's deck

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disgracing our navy pilots' flight uniform,

making it no more than

an overstuffed caricature of a codpiece.


As he taunted the enemy

he and his NeoCon posse had created

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so they could play cowboys and Indians

in their crusading range war of choice,

he smirked,

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Vi's works appear widely both in print and online. She conducts Poetry Workshops and gives readings in Central New York. Her latest chapbook is "Sine Qua Non Antiques (an Arcanum of History, Geography and Treachery).

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