Obscurity

These select poems discover the ability to say what you want without saying it at all.

To be clear means opening yourself up to judgment. The willfully obscure poem is a hiding place where the poet can elude the reader and thus make appraisal impossible, irrelevant – a bourgeois intrusion upon the poem.

Billy Collins

Chopper

This poem talks of the 1% rule over the majority. They use illegal means to gain what they want. While they gain we lose, but then again when the shoe fits the other foot…


Justification of a Poor Man

This poem relates to the Second Coming.


Society’s Showdown With the Fired Up Few

This poem relates to the Second Coming as well.


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