Poem: Waking Up With The Blue State Blues | Poetry | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

Poem: Waking Up With The Blue State Blues 

Waking up with the Blue State Blues

America! How
could you? I thought I lived in
another country.

Prayer will, I'm hopeful, help.
Shall we watch the world spin out?

No. I'll put my weird
shoulder to the wheel, push my
own looming boulder

Up my own personal mountain.
With malice toward none, and...

—Frank Boyer

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Hudson Valley Events

submit event
Bridge Music: 9th Season @ Mid Hudson Bridge East Pedestrian Sidewalk

Bridge Music: 9th Season

April 1-Oct. 31, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. — Sound Art installation by Joseph Bertolozzi using only the sounds of the...
First Saturday @ Bardet Gallery+Makery

First Saturday

Sept. 1-Dec. 31, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. — Crystalheart Dolls handmade to order, Ashokan Photos/Arts, original cards, antique toy collection,...

View all of today's events

Latest in Arts & Culture

  • "The Virginia Project: Chagall in High Falls"
  • "The Virginia Project: Chagall in High Falls"

    High Falls resident Tina Barry partnered with 14 female visual artists in a collaborative project that pairs Barry’s poems with visual works inspired by the poems. "The Virginia Project" will open at the Wired Gallery in High Falls on October 27, and will remain on view through November 25.
    • Oct 23, 2018
  • Garth Hudson Plays in Kingston This Sunday
  • Garth Hudson Plays in Kingston This Sunday

    The Band's keyboardist will perform live soundtracks to the films of Harry Smith and Jordan Belson.
    • Oct 23, 2018
  • Highlights of the Woodstock Film Festival
  • Highlights of the Woodstock Film Festival

    Arts and culture correspondent Sparrow reports on several screenings he attended at the 2018 Woodstock Film Festival.
    • Oct 20, 2018
  • More »

Chronogram on Instagram

@Chronogram