Resistance Poetry
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Resistance Poetry

I Never Much Cared for Halloween

This is life in 2020

I never much cared for Halloween.
Raised in the country.
Trick-or-Treating wasn’t a thing.
Once dressed as a hobo and collected for UNICEF.
(Does UNICEF still exist?
Or, was it one more piece of good slaughtered by Trump?)
Busload of kids from a church I didn’t attend,
Knocking on doors for money, sometimes getting candy.
Visited an elderly couple. Hot chocolate…



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