Thursday, 4 September 2014

A Drop of Water

Land of lapping lakes,
Peninsula,
&
Pine.

Alexis de Tocqueville,
Frontiersmen,
&
Forefathers.


Detroit flood,
&
Detroit debt,
Our kingdom for a drop of water.


© James Schwartz 
James Schwartz is a poet and slam performer striving for the simplicity of Cavafy mixed with modern gay wordplay and elements; Schwartz's poetry / slam material often deals with GLBTQ issues and affirmations of gay (night) life and love. He is the author of The Literary Party: Growing Up Gay and Amish in America (inGroup Press 2011).

http://literaryparty.blogspot.com/
Twitter: @queeraspoetry

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