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Tuesday, April 09, 2013

EPITAPH FOR MARGARET THATCHER

by J.R. Solonche

Spitting Image puppet of Maggie Thatcher (sorry about the reflected lights!)

The Iron Lady is deceas'd.
So may her soul now rust in peace.


J.R. Solonche is co-author (with wife Joan Siegel) of Peach Girl: Poems for a Chinese Daughter (Grayson Books). His poems have appeared in many magazines, journals, and anthologies since the 1970s. He teaches at SUNY Orange in Middletown, New York.