This political poem was written due to the forthcoming inept healthcare reform bill going through Congress. The American people need better and deserve better. I’m a huge proponent of single payer (a big thumbs up to California!). The richest country… Continue Reading →
This short political poem was written in response to the media’s reporting on “Russia-Gate” and Trump’s contacts along with his admiration of Russian President Putin. This poem’s style was inspired by clerihew.
This political poem was written in response to Donald Trump and his family being investigated for ties to Russia, money laundering, and a whole host of other illegal activities.
This poem is simply written as a caricature of Trump’s personality and mannerisms in the style of a Clerihew.
Cinco de Mayo is one of my favorite holidays. I get to celebrate two of the greatest things in the world: Mexicans and Mexican food. Even though this is actually an American holiday, I still like to celebrate it wherever… Continue Reading →
“Divide Us, Unite Us” is a contemporary slam poem written by Gary R. Hess in hopes to inform the world about the ever-growing class war that’s taking place. Americans and people around the world are being divided by those in… Continue Reading →
This poem is about life. It follows a man who grew up poor, was molested, and went through life trying to do the best he can given the opportunities he was given. This poem isn’t a happy poem. It is… Continue Reading →
This funny poem is the first of several food-related poems I have been writing lately. There’s something truly American about the love of greasy, oversized hunks of protein. Nonetheless, food doesn’t have to be serious. This, like many of the… Continue Reading →