The Weekly Protest – Leave Poetry to the Experts | James J Jackson on Patreon

“Poetry is generally very dull, very pretentious.  Those who say the poet is a very private and very precious person I don’t agree with.  Generally, he’s just some dumb fiddling asshole, writing insecure lines that don’t come through, believing he’s immortal [and] waiting for his immortality, which never arrives because the poor fucker just can’tContinue reading “The Weekly Protest – Leave Poetry to the Experts | James J Jackson on Patreon”

When Trump Was President I Thought I Could Become The Next Lenin (poem)

There was time in my life when I thought I could be the next Lenin. A statesmen, a writer, and a leader? What’s not to like? Who was to say I couldn’t be a triple threat like him? But I’m too unprofessional to be a professional revolutionary. And Lenin didn’t have to put up withContinue reading “When Trump Was President I Thought I Could Become The Next Lenin (poem)”