A Poem About Voldemort and The Shawshank Redemption

Holly Wood
Dec 7, 2018 · 1 min read

How have there been so many
who have seen The Shawshank Redemption
and not have come away from it
believing
that prison should be abolished?

How can so many people finish Harry Potter
and think Voldemort was the bad guy
and not the totalizing inequity of the wizardry world?

According to every dating website that exists,
The Shawshank Redemption is every straight white guy’s favorite movie
and yet
I don’t see that many straight white guys
at the abolitionist meetings.

It’s weird, right?

Wonder what that’s about.

Holly Wood

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