Angry Summer Sonnet


Angry Summer Sonnet

Do not put your fist
through drywall or glass.
Do not screech frustration
behind shuttered windows.

Knock on neighbor’s door.
Anger leads to action
and action to change.
Bring everyone you know.

Punch the sky.
Let the summer boil.
Make lightning fear
the thunder of our voices.

Raise those fists in defiance
and hit the streets!


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14 Responses to Angry Summer Sonnet

  1. Cassa Bassa says:

    Powerful piece!

  2. Veronica says:

    I love the intensity of your poem, Bartholomew! Together, we can change the world.👏

  3. Aa'eedah says:

    I felt the angry summer! Such an intense sonnet. Loved it!

  4. othermary says:

    It’s long overdue, isn’t it?

  5. Geri Lawhon says:

    We do get to the point where enough is enough. Nice piece, thanks for posting it.

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