One Thing

 

Here is one thing
That is not post-truth,
That cannot hide behind
Alternative facts,
That will go naked into the streets
Even if your president ties a blindfold
Around my eyes, around my entire
Face.
 
I love you.
 
I love you.
 
I love you.





                —Tiffany Lee Brown



First appeared in the Rat's Ass Review, nominated for the Best of the Net awards 2017. Read the poem in the archives of the Review's special political issue, "Such an Ugly Time."