The Red Wheel Barrel (2 of 30)

So much depends upon

The red wheel barrel

Filled with banned books,

Soon to be burned,

Pushed by a castrated Rhineland Bastard

Carrying harps along his sides,

Playing slightly flat with tubercular coughs,

Marching to Pachelbel Canon in D.
God never promised

A fair life.


[This is #2 of 30 poems written by Stephen Earley Jordan II  for a National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo). The object is to write  one poem per day.]

About Stephen Earley Jordan II

Author of "Beyond Bougie", "Cold, Black, and Hungry" and many other books.
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