The worst of the worst.
Followed by murder and arson and lynching and
rape and terrorism and vandalism and discrimination
and scapegoating and name-calling and jokes and rumors
and biases and insensitivity and a person hung with grief.
George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat Review, Moria Poetry Journal, Chronogram Journal, Ampersand Literary Review, The Angle at St. John Fisher College, and 3:16 Journal. George’s blogs, essays and letters have appeared in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Havana Times, South China Morning Post, The Buffalo News, and more.
See all his poems on Tea House here.