The Red “S” Is For Sedition

A tanka about the new Scarlett Letter

Harper Thorpe
Jan 30 · 1 min read
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Can’t impeach because
he’s a private citizen?
He’d be president
except his insurrection
failed to kill democracy!

©2021 HHThorpe. All rights reserved.

“These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously & viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been badly & unfairly treated for so long. Go home with love & in peace. Remember this day forever!”

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 6, 2021

In response to Dennett’s wonderful poem, “Camillia,” and prompt, “Red.” Thanks also to the rest of the talented team at House of Haiku!

Resistance Poetry

Verse as Commentary

Harper Thorpe

Written by

Engaged citizen, poet, musician, humorist, family man. I value irreverence, soulfulness, and a big heart. Offering insight, introspection, shock & aw shucks!

Resistance Poetry

Verse as Commentary

Harper Thorpe

Written by

Engaged citizen, poet, musician, humorist, family man. I value irreverence, soulfulness, and a big heart. Offering insight, introspection, shock & aw shucks!

Resistance Poetry

Verse as Commentary

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