Garrett Murphy is known throughout the greater Bay Area as (the "King of Political Satire," (much to his utter surprise)
sharing tongue-in-cheek observations about political and other forms of human nature.
He is the author of the poetry anthologies "Noe Showing" and "What We Claim...What We Are," the prose
collection "The Ugly Salon," and the novel "Yang But Yin: The Legend of Miss Dragonheel," in addition to
appearing in various other anthologies.
NOT GEORGE CARLIN’S SEVEN DIRTY WORDS
Where’s the beeper?
Was there not supposed to be some sort of catastrophe?
Some earth-shattering cataclysm?
But all that can be heard
is some faint,
feeble-minded inept hissyfit
from a most miniscule gallery
which one would not dare offend peanuts
by naming it in their honor.
Perhaps if they had chosen
a few slurs instead…
© 2018 Garrett Murphy