Will you try to destroy women’s rights for another century
or let this faction now in control roll
until terror’s whipped from the world?
___________the helicopters rove above the house.
Simulations of HIV proved to come from _________________
not what______________was shredded before _______________.
Are the camera’s still on?
This George stares down the world
after buying from Wal-Mart’s bearded lady
all the duct tape and plastic
and awaits the toxic clouds to permeate the town’s cerebellum
in his drag-queen wig.
Thomas Murphy‘s duration of time in Corpus Christi is only second to his time spent in Palo Alto, California. Married with three daughters he teaches at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and continues to write and create art. This poem was published in Issue 2 of Strike Magazine.