David Baker


David Baker Poems

1. Murder 4/7/2015
2. Pulp Fiction 4/11/2016
3. The Truth about Small Towns 7/21/2016
4. Mongrel Heart 1/6/2015
5. Patriotics 1/20/2003

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Patriotics

Yesterday a little girl got slapped to death by her daddy,
out of work, alcoholic, and estranged two towns down river.
America, it's hard to get your attention politely.
America, the beautiful night is about to blow up

and the cop who brought the man down with a shot to the chops
is shaking hands, dribbling chaw across his sweaty shirt,
and pointing cars across the courthouse grass to park.
It's the Big One one more time, July the 4th,

our country's perfect holiday, so direct a metaphor for war,
we shoot off bombs, launch rockets from Drano ...

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