NaPo Day 6


After the gold, the silver,
it was the turn
of the carnations,
the precious metals
of a rush
of colors,
the historic medals
from the ground,
won and worn
on the lapel
by queers and presidents—
first to grant
women’s suffrage
by popular vote,
first to repeal
first to legalize
the recreational use
of cannabis—
you can get high
and green
just thinking
about it.


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