New poem depicts Gov. Snyder in hell


This week, it seems like everybody's sounding off on Gov. Snyder, his administration, and its role in the poisoning of Flint children. We've seen essays, diatribes, memes, and more, but ... we have seen precious little poetry.

Finally, a poem about this whole situation has emerged. It appeared today on the lefty news site CounterPunch, authored by one Jonathan Andersen. What's more, it's a form of poem usually eschewed by today's poetry crowd: It's a curse.

So, if any of you have longed for a way to wish there were a hell, and to hope the governor rots there — or, heck, if you just plain like poetry — click the link here and see it for yourself.

About The Author

Michael Jackman

Born in 1969 at Mount Carmel hospital in Detroit, Jackman grew up just 100 yards from the Detroit city line in east Dearborn. Jackman has attended New York University, the School of Visual Arts, Northwestern University and Wayne State University, though he never got a degree. He has worked as a bar back, busboy,...
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