Hans Ostrom

Gold Star - 4,656 Points (1954 / California)

In Unjust Spring - Poem by Hans Ostrom

with apologies to e.e.)

'in unjust Spring
after the po-
lice state had arisen (peo-
were dis-
tracted) (fires
burned in Baltimore, well
known to be
a terribly terribly racist
city: plagued
by the pale doom of
american history.
Baltimore is all the rage
that builds up: frus-
tration & americans rather
likesitscities to die,
spaces, '
he spoke, in despair and not
knowing what else to do.

hans ostrom 2015

Topic(s) of this poem: racism

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 10, 2017

Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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