Fake News

Events in the world
grow more chaotic
as authoritarian states
exert more control
over people seeking freedom.
Military confrontation
grows more dangerous
as weapons of mass destruction
accompanied by
provocative missile launches,
subversion of other nations,
insanely regarded
in America
as situation normal,
while Mother Nature prepares
to harshly terminate
intrusive life forms
that disrupt the balance
of normal existence.

Gary Beck spent his life as a theater director/playwright. He has had 21 poetry books, 7 novels, 3 short story collections and 1 book of essays published. Gary’s original plays and translations of Moliere, Aristophanes and Sophocles have been produced Off-Broadway in New York City, where he resides. Read other articles by Gary.