The Tweeter Strikes Back

At midnight, Don was not asleep,
and so, he rose to eat and tweet.
He ate McD’s; he felt relaxed.
He walked around, and then he spat.
On Fox, he watched a Democrat
who launched a partisan attack.
The Dem said, “Donald is a blight”,
so Don prepared a missile strike.
The POTUS did not start this fight,
yet he will not ignore a slight.
The Christ said, “Turn the other cheek.”
But Donald Trump is never meek.
Cursing the congressman on Fox,
he thought, “He’s dumber than an ox!”
then tweeted this for Dems to read,
which went around the world with speed,
and filled his enemies with rage
like tigers poked inside a cage.
At dawn, they launched an all-out onslaught.
At Don, they fired their Twitter buckshot.
Now happy as a cat on crack,
Don ate a snack and hit right back.
Each day he fights the Twitter war
to be the Prez till ‘24.
The man enjoys an online brawl
even more than building a wall.
Like a miner lighting a fuse,
he knows explosive words to use.
But heed advice from long-dead knights:
“Leaders, unite more than you fight.”
Twitter is Donald’s Taser gun,
yet certain battles can’t be won.
Too often Don enters the fray,
not knowing when to walk away.



Christopher Lindsay is the author of Letters from a Madman, and The Donkey King and Other Stories. Available on Amazon Kindle. His play, Vanna Helsing, was performed by the New Vintage Theatre in 2020. His website is: www.christopherjohnlindsay.com   

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7 Responses

  1. Sally Cook

    Think of it – a President who can do everything,

    including inspire poetry !!

  2. Anneka

    This is such an awesome poem! It has a lot going for it: excellent humour, an important message, and skilled use of meter and rhyme. 🙂


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