POETRY: Major Mark

"Try Poetry" by Michael Chen is licensed under Creative Commons.

Welcome to Poetry Corner, where we’ll post a poem or three every month. If you want to submit a poem, email us at doublespace@chiarts.org

This month’s featured poet is Jupiter Dandridge, the arts editor of The Double Space.



Beep boop

March the

Troops down

The yellow

Valley, in

Their shoes

And under

Rocks are


Alleys. Tanks

And guns

On heavens

Hums lighting

Up the night

Angel dark

And face stark

In fact

We’ll fight!

Beep Boop

March the troops

Down the

Yellow valley

All the towns

Hide their sounds

And sing to

the babies

Nothing here

Face fear

Please don’t take our children!

In the dark

You’re now

Major Mark so

Stand at


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