“Neo-Nero Fiddles” by Maura Alia Badji

Neo-Nero Fiddles

I.
The Arctic is on fire
melting
bones
Politicians
drone
Melting
glaciers
Starving
nature
Melting
The Arctic is on fire

II.
The Amazon is on fire
Genocide
Global
lungs
ablaze
Genocide
politics
Indigenous
rage
Genocide
The Amazon is on fire

Maura Alia Badji
9/21/2019

Maura Alia Badji is a poet/writer/ESL teacher.  Her writing has appeared in Aeolian HarpThe Delaware Review, Pirene’s Fountain, The Buffalo NewsThe Phoenix Soul, Liberated Muse, Cobalt, The Wise Woman, WELTER, The Good Men Project, This City Is a Poem, Barely South Review, and many other notable journals.  Maura lives in Virginia Beach, with her son, Ibrahim.

One comment

  1. Janice · October 1

    Two powerful poems…for me the use of rhyme is effective as is the overlap of phrases.

    Liked by 1 person

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