Master Debater, Part I
Michelle Campagna

To sum up,
I’ll interrupt myself.
And I’ll tell you the other thing:

it’s probably unrealistic
but we’re elated.

She’s an incompetent woman
and I’ve seen it—
the difference is scant.

(Some of that ground
could be fairly wealthy ground.)

Offer me a theme
under the clouds
like an earthquake

that comes in the next
eight years, and I hear

too many bad stories
and we can’t lose an election
because of you know

what I’m talking about—



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