The Ledge of Defiance

I pledge suspicious to the Fangs
of the Untied States of Abhorrica,
and to the Illusions with which it blands:
one nation, plundered, robbed, Oligarchal,
where hierarchy and mistrust are All.

Heath Brougher is the Editor-in-Chief of Concrete Mist Press and Poetry Editor of Into the Void Magazine, winner of the 2017 and 2018 Saboteur Awards for Best Magazine. He is a multiple Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Nominee as well as the recipient of Taj Mahal Review’s 2018 Poet of the Year Award. His most recent collection of poetry and art is titled “Bleeding Backwards” (Diaphanous Press, 2019). Read other articles by Heath.