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INAUGURATION DAY ANTI-TRUMP OPEN READING

EXCLUSIVE OPEN READING–

INAUGURATION DAY ANTI-TRUMP OPEN READING

My good friend S.A. Griffin will be hosting an Inauguration Day open reading at Beyond Baroque in Venice, CA.

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SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS

"The Morning After (Election Day 2016)" by Hiromi Yoshida

The sky spewed forth glorious light
the day Donald J. Trump won the U.S. presidency. Maybe

I’d expected an ominous
variation in the humdrum quotidian business of life— 206 more words

POETRY

"The Audacity of Survival" by Sydney Meeker

I am an average man.
On Nov. 8th, I remembered
Who I am; a Mexican,
And a transman, who offends
by being.
And I will be offensive. 96 more words

POETRY

"Love Trumps Hate" by Savannah Solorio

The night after Trump won I drank my sanity down.
The club lights pulsed with the beat of the bodies.
I screamed, “FUCK TRUMP!” into a crowd of very white people who yelled back, “FUCK YOU BITCH!” 234 more words

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"He'll Make America Great Again" by Simon Widdop

America
You’re the land of the brave, the free
that’s what I’ve always seen and believed
don’t give that man your tears this day
though it’s darker now you’ll find a way… 109 more words

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"November 8, 2016: Amerikkkans got just what they deserved." by Henry 7.reneau, jr.

Surprise is never barren nurtured to ash but busy with purpose fathomless medium of spontaneous startle or epiphany an intervention of vertigo-ed equilibrium ever so unexpected from one moment to the next… 323 more words

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"troglodytes." by J.G. Miller

the

    flesh

              of

    America

      has

           been

skivved open

     by

          an army

of

    fucking

                      troglodytes

      and a

                virulent

                        strain

                                 of evil

has infected

                      the

                          bloodstream

the cells must… 51 more words

POETRY