“Trotsky scratches herself beneath her skirt / and Hillary, whose lederhosen are so tight they form a codpiece, / wraps his legs around Trotsky’s leg and humps like a dog.”


(poetry diary 73) Went looking for Halloween poems last night, and ran into this one…which I need to share THIS year because of one of the costumes mentioned in it:

All Souls

Michael Collier

A few of us—Hillary Clinton, Vlad Dracula,
Oprah Winfrey, and Trotsky—peer through
the kitchen window at a raccoon perched
outside on a picnic table where it picks

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