Happy #NationalPoetryDay!

Happy National Poetry Day! It seems timely to revisit Christ in Ukraine, my topical poem mixing homoerotic imagery with the Euromaidan protests, published in my 2014 chapbook of travel / topical poetry ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE (Writing Knights Press) and reprinted via DIVERSITY RULES MAGAZINE:


CHRIST IN UKRAINE

Out of the closet, into the street. 
Vladimir Putin is coming for you.

Tonight Christ walks in Ukraine.
Tonight revolution after the rain.

My lover’s ass shifts under his jeans.
Resolution in his gaze.

 He is so fine in the candle-light.
My savior with his whiskey breath.

Behind his balaclava.

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 During the 2013 / 2014 Euromaidan protests this happened, truly revolutionary!