“Ode to the West Wind” by Percy Bysshe Shelley was originally published in the 1820 by Charles Ollier as part of “Prometheus Unbound, A Lyrical Drama in Four Acts, With Other Poems”. The poem was written as a response to… Continue Reading →
“Cruelty of Life” is a spoken poem about politics akin to slam poetry. It is an inner monologue about all of the cruelties in this world and what the world has done to us and to our fellow man. We… Continue Reading →
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.
“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 →
WE WILL WIN by Gary R. Hess Corruption surrounds us like vile liquid in sewage. We continue our days without recognizing the evergrowing disruption of our democracy. Capitalism can only do so much. Can only go so far. We must… Continue Reading →
“America the Greedy” by Gary R. Hess Hundreds of dollars spent on time Money wasted for every being Getting hurt every moment Losing faith this very second