Poetry

Joe Dolce: Two Poems

The Right   George W Bush was Right, so was Jimmy Carter.   90% of the world is Right. Right reaches puberty five months earlier than Left. Latin: dextera Domini—sitting on the Right of God. German: Rechtshänder, French: droit—direct, straight, Law. Most scripts read Left to Right. Dutch: Laat uw linkerhand niet weten wat uw rechterhand doet— don’t let your Left know what your Right is doing. Chinese Muslims eat only with the Right— in a typical household, the wife sits to the Right, in bed, she lies on the Left. In Taiwan, Left are strongly encouraged to switch to…

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