Opposite Day (National Poetry Writing Month 2017 #26)   Leave a comment

On opposite day
Wouldn’t it be fun
If people had to defend
the beliefs they hate most?
The Christians could decry God
The atheists, praise Allah
The femenists could argue
The virtues of sandwich making
While the misogynists
Take a pay cut
The white supremacists
And the black supremacists
Can take turns
Being owner and servant
If for one day
We could argue
on behalf of our enemies
Imagine how much we’d learn.

– Shaman Romney 2017

Posted 04/26/2017 by Shay in National Poetry Writing Month 2017

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