That Flag Really Gets to Me

We live in a country where some people cannot afford to heat their houses in the winter and where others make 20 million a year and say in public that they are not concerned about the poor.

Author: jd

Joseph Duemer is Professor of Humanities at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press (2001). He lives with his wife Carole, two Jack Russell terriers, Jett & Penny, & a Chocolate Lab, Angel, on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.

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  1. Where we eat for entertainment under outdoor heating units on patios in the February cold while others can barely feed their families or heat their homes.

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