July 2021 It seems to me that there has been more rain than any time in memory But that was only in the US Northeast In the Pacific Northwest and western Canada hundreds die from the heat An entire small Canadian town is destroyed from the heat and the “Bootleg Fire” in Northern Oregon covers more space than New York City Covid19 spikes in Mississippi and Missouri after already killing more than half a million in the US Outside the US hundreds in Germany and Belgium are killed by flash floods In this battle of insults when Nature says Fuck You to us it does no good for us to say so’s your mother ... or wanna make something of it? or to send in the Marines we need another answer and soon
Copyright © 2021 John F. McMullen.
John F. McMullen, “johnmac the bard,” is an adjunct professor at Westchester Community College, a graduate of Iona College, the holder of two Masters degrees from Marist College, a member of the American Academy of Poets and Poets & Writers, the author of over 2,500 columns and ten books (eight poetry, the most recent of which is My Life In 26 Poems (2021)), and a contributor to many anthologies. Additionally, he has been the host of a weekly Internet Radio Show (three hundred shows to date) and hosted many Zoom poetry and writers meetings throughout the pandemic.