Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Sports Talk with the Fall of Democracy by Chad Parenteau
Boston Herald said
while Democracy strained
game four down
the Celtics fans that night
two thousand apiece
just to yell out
fuck you Draymond
crying over gas
off front and
Chad Parenteau hosts Boston's long-running Stone Soup Poetry series. His poetry has appeared in journals such as Résonancee, Molecule, Ibbetson Street, Pocket Lint, Cape Cod Poetry Review, Tell-Tale Inklings, The New Verse News, Off The Coast, The Skinny Poetry Journal, Nixes Mate Review and the anthology Reimagine America from Vagabond Books. He serves as Associate Editor of the online journal Oddball Magazine. His second collection, The Collapsed Bookshelf, was nominated for a Massachusetts Book Award. "This WCW take came from picking up a Boston Herald the morning after the January 6th committee testimonies aired and finding absolutely zero coverage of it. Fox News isn't the only enemy."
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