Stacie McCall Whitaker - Stone Coast, Maine

Ferguson

The land of the freedom

of the press, of the right

 

to assemble, remind me

which country I call home.

 

I can’t tell if the news

on retweet is about

 

the Middle East or Missouri.

Meanwhile, the poet whispers

 

somebody’s baby died

somebody’s baby died

About the Author

Megan Stolz’s poetry has appeared in Paper and Ink Literary Zine, Isthmus, Rogue Agent, and others. She studied creative writing at the University of Baltimore and Hollins University. She tweets semi-regularly @megan_stolz.