Au Diable, DT

Dennett
Dennett
Feb 24 · 2 min read

lock the door / toss the key

Photo by Jacob Morch on Unsplash

The house of white is empty of orange,
my gratitude is overflowing,
but let’s make sure that shit don’t happen again.

Congressional ReTrumplicans didn’t do their job,
leaving us with future fears —
got to make that January adios a forever adieu.

“To God” is not literal, She’d never let you near,
but there is no “to devil” goodbye . . .
until now — au diable, DT.

Leaving you in the past, hoping you stay —
play golf, cheat on taxes, stiff contractors,
just stay the hell out of government.

Find your place in historic shame with Rudy
and your Oath Keepers and Q-Anons,
our future has no place for the hate.

Four years of tweeted lies.
Four years of turmoil and international shame.
Four years of anti-everything that matters.

Never again, hear me? Never fucking again.

© Dennett 2021

How about you? What do you want to leave in the past?

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Dennett

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I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.

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