Mr. President.

Oh Mr. President

a simple question for you,

not one out of malice

for I am not that kind of man,

but one in which I beg sincerely

an answer from your mouth,

did you study history

or were one

of those who felt that History should study you;

if the latter then you have your wish

and for all your many pennies

hidden in away in secretive corners,

know that every moment

you wallow in the dirt and shit

and mess and blood to come;

know that history is judging you.


Ian D. Hall 2017