Outer Space Politics
Putin is an astronaut
on the dark side of heaven
Trump eats pretzels on a rock
during this glorious
“Imagination is more important than knowledge,” quoth Einstein.
I substitute the word “Intellect” for “knowledge”
to make this sentence ring heavier in my head.
The Universe [Multiverse?] keeps popping out of socket.
There are no July kisses on
this Moonman’s Afro.
Trump begins to sweat.
Says high fructose, being
completely guilty, and these furry aliens
that crawled out of Alex Jones’s head
keep helping the Russians to build nuclear weapons
on the dark side of the moon, are giving him the heebee geebees.
Wookies they are not but because NO ONE loves Wookies more than Trump!
©Heath Brougher all rights reserved
Heath Brougher is the author of 6 books, the most recent of which are “To Burn in Torturous Algorithms” (Weasel Press, 2018) and “The Ethnosphere’s Duality” (Cyberwit,2018). He is the poetry editor for Into the Void, winner of the 2017 and 2018 Saboteur Awards for Best Magazine. He is a multiple Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee as well as winner of the 2018 Poet of the Year Award from Taj Mahal Review. His work has been translated into Afrikaans, Serbian, Albanian, Italian, and several other languages. His work has appeared in journals such as Rust Belt Review, Chiron Review, MiPOesias, Main Street Rag, Alien Buddha Zine, Mobius, Cruel Garters, Synchronized Chaos, Setu Bilingual, Moonchild Magazine, Dispatches from the Poetry War, BlazeVOX, and elsewhere.