Storming the Gates

The palace had stormed the gates with a golden retriever. The palace told the retriever, be brave, be merry, be scared of snowflakes. Now run and get the crown! The retriever misunderstood and thought it was supposed to chase a tennis ball.

Fish hooks and errand boys smiled for the cameras. A waspy wannabe shaman, wearing horns and carrying an American flag, posed shirtless, seeking meme eternity.

Mike Pence was never found, good thing for Mother.

Peter F. Crowley is an independent writer and scholar with a M.S. in Conflict Resolution, Global Studies from Northeastern University. His writings can be found in Truthout, Mint Press News, Boston Literary Magazine, Ethnic Studies Review and several other publications Read other articles by Peter F..