Logic

Everyone’s like
‘We need to talk to people with different opinions than our own’
And it’s like
Well
Yeah
But –
Within reason
Insofar as:
Their argument should contain
At least
Some
Reason

Q&A

“And how did the world end?”
“Well. We let some guy who said he wanted to ‘bomb the shit’ out of people, have access to the nuclear codes.”
“Oh, right.”
“Also – no one wanted a woman in charge because that would just be crazy.”

Uncomfortable Relationship

‘Please …’
They say
‘Let’s not talk about
Politics’
‘Please …’
They say
‘Let’s not get
Political’
Yes this is what they say as they sit in their
Political clothes
In their
Political house
In their
Political town
In their
Political nation
Yes this is what they say as they pay their
Political taxes
And conduct their
Political jobs
And look at their
Political wives
And care for their
Political children
‘Please…’
They say
‘Just –
No
Politics’

Incongruous

I call my sister to make Christmas arrangements and we somehow end up on her childhood thievery
She says
Yeah but I never graduated from stealing penny sweets
I say
I bet half of The City started on penny sweets
She says
You just can’t help yourself, can you?
You have to make everything
Political