Fascism was popular– But loud-mouthed and bloody. Social Credit went bankrupt: Too much funny money. Socialism promised Heaven, But who could afford it? Hail Capitalism Rex, Tyrannous and sordid.
I am sitting in the kitchen, eating cinnamon apple pie, and a man’s hand comes up behind me, covers my eyes, it’s my father’s hand, I know it immediately, smelling of shaving cream and topsoil, his fingers thick warm, I turn, holding his hand, I’ve not seen him in years, his face round, shy even, …
Poetry International 7/8
“20th Century History”