“the anti-Trump anthem progressives need”


“…a daring new poem by Elisa Chavez, the current poet in residence at the Seattle Review of Books, offers an alternative vision of how to conduct oneself in the Trump era. And it’s striking a chord with readers who want to enter the next chapter of history feeling energized and ready for a fight.”

– Sarah Todd- This joyful, defiant poem is going viral because it’s the anti-Trump anthem progressives need – Quartz – 1/10/17



by Elisa Chavez

Since you mention it, I think I will start that race war.

I could’ve swung either way? But now I’m definitely spending
the next 4 years converting your daughters to lesbianism;
I’m gonna eat all your guns. Swallow them lock stock and barrel
and spit bullet casings onto the dinner table;

Read rest of poem at The Seattle Review of Books 

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