Trogs and Pwogs

The ones think
the magic of the market
will solve all problems political
personal, social, and economic

The others believe
the practice of identity politics
is the answer to everything
that ails us

The ones claim
you have to starve and bomb
other people in other lands
because “All you can do is kill ‘em”

The others say
you have to bomb and invade
other people in other lands
in order to bring them freedom.

Jon Taylor lives in Nashville, TN. He can be reached at Read other articles by Jon.