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Under a Blood Red Moon

by Denise Shelton 15 days ago in social commentary
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A poem for the midterm elections

Under a Blood Red Moon
Photo by Altınay Dinç on Unsplash

Muttering vague predictions like Delphi’s oracle,

The pundits wrangle on election eve,

“Much blood will be shed.”

“A great victory’s at hand.”

The question is this:

For whom?

social commentary

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Denise Shelton

Denise Shelton writes on a variety of topics and in several different genres. Frequent subjects include history, politics, and opinion. She gleefully writes poetry The New Yorker wouldn't dare publish.

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  • Myles Pennock15 days ago

    I really like this one!

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