Half a Mask
CDC says wear a mask
The President never wears one
How do I wear
half a mask?
The Pharmacist behind his mask
doubles the dosage
How do I make
half a prayer?
+100,000 families mourning
rally golf speech
How do we
You know you’re a Latinx writer
having convinced yourself you are the
offspring of Cuāuhocēlōtl warriors
& you’re Chicanx writing about the aroma of handmade
tortillas in your abuelita’s kitchen in a pueblicita that
your kids will never be able to pronounce
And you know you’re the next big [email protected] writer
When you write seditious things like:
Mr. President- TEAR DOWN THIS WALL!!!
Race to Judgement
You know what your crime is
I don’t have to tell you what it is
I don’t care what the law says, I know you’re guilty
Guilty of something…
You weren’t “jogging”- what was you running away from
Guilty of something, tell me what you did-
Don’t go making this into a civil rights thing okay
This thug ain’t no Islamic Rosa Parks, gimme a break
Don’t go rushing to judge those two Patriots
The LameStream Media wants to lynch them
We’re going to get those charges reduced
Once things die down a bit
They’re always trying to make big deals out of stuff like this
I heard he was trespassing, so it may turn out to be a property rights issue
When they violently clash over lockdown in London, Warsaw, and Europe, it’s International Communism, blended with BLM-Antifa (protesters paid by “SOROS”). When it’s good ol’ boys rally with AR-15’s in the MI capitol, they’re “good people”. Poor fellas, they don’t know whether to bug out or boogaloo.
FUN FACT: When all the employees save up $1200 and call in sick for six weeks in a row, the American Aviation Industry goes completely bankrupt.
Real men don’t wear masks [not even in a mask-making factory].
Tough guys tweet: OBAMAGATE!!!
Christian Garduno edited the compilation Evolver and his own solo poetry collection Face, while a History undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley. He is in over 30 literary magazines, including Spillwords.com and Riza Press, where his poem, “The Return”, was a Finalist in their 2019 Poetry & Art Contest.