I was cleaning up pics from my iPhone and ran across this one from June 2020. I was seated at an outdoor space at my fav Cantina, having lunch and working on a poem from my book: “Poets Should Not Write About Politics” which was accepted by a publisher in February 2021!
seems there are gods and lords ruling parts of this world as the wide gap between rich and poor widens more as rifts between classes rupture open loudly we stand gazing with mouths agape astonished at the stark, pompous gait of their brash nakedness
Now: the way I would write it now:
The Nakedness of Arrogance
seems gods, lords rule large parts this world. wide gaps rich and poor widens, rifts classes, ruptures loudly. we gaze, mouths agape at stark pompous gaits and much brash nakedness