Another Alternative Fact?

Those cars weren’t flipped like
flapjacks, like Hot Wheel toys—
Tornadoes didn’t rip those houses
Apart like dollhouses; or
Bombed out Libyan, Afghan,Iraqi,
Pakistani, Syrian, Yemeni homes—
It’s a Chinese Hoax!
Alternative Fact!
The Reverse—
Fake News
making our presidential-looking
Führer look bad, like anti-semitic cemetery
tales; like Frederick Douglass faux pas…

Former forklift driver/warehouse worker/janitor, Raymond Nat Turner is a NYC poet; BAR's Poet-in-Residence; and founder/co-leader of the jazz-poetry ensemble UpSurge!NYC. Read other articles by Raymond Nat, or visit Raymond Nat's website.