For Donald Trump
Before I built a wall I’d ask to know What I was walling in or walling out. –Robert Frost
“Let’s raise this wall already there up from its blueprint, the border, too deep to dig under, so high American stands insurmountable. sludge of unforgiving history brown as Mexicans pollute a cleanly conquered continent.
“Let’s recruit this wall to remember our great waning enchantment no ethnic readings should redact: W e want to be our beautiful story.”
The story, of course, of this wall, ink of settlement, slaughter, slavery printed on pulp of white supremacy, sanctimoniously bound in denial.