Parker reading at "Patriot Acts", 2017
Presented with the Bad and Nasty Women for "70 Wishes for 70 Years", at Bona Sera, Ypsilanti, MI
Works from this collection have been read at:
2019 - Patti Smith's HERsay, GO! Ice-cream, Ypsilanti, MI.
2017 - Outrage! The Art of Protest, 22 North Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI.
2017 – Patti Smith’s HERsay, Ann Arbor, MI.
2017 – "Trump's Cabinet...,"published in Year of Resistance 2017: Artists Moved to Action, Women’s Caucus for Art, Michigan, 2018. Find at Magcloud: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1412451
Trump's (Extremely Vetted!) Cabinet of Curiosities
The white horse
Ryan Zinke rides into town
to lead the Department of Interior.
(such a white, white horse)
Trump’s first pay check
donated to the National Park Service
after cutting their budget by 12%.
(donates his pay check!)
Besty DeVos runs by breathless
with the last school voucher
for Trump University.
(vouchers are a life saver)
“Forgotten Man Tents”
on sale now for only $9.99
at the Department of Housing.
(love those forgotten men)
Ivanka’s “60 Minutes”
diamond bracelet SOLD! to fund
her Let-Men-Off-the-Hook Program.
(she’s a Trump alright)
Rex Tillerson’s invisible
State Department suit, billfold,
toothbrush, and return ticket.
(no return ticket, sad)
Mike Pence locked in a closet
trying to wiggle out of
Nancy Reagan’s girdle.
(tiny tiny girdle)
Tears of Reince Priebus squeezed
into jelly jars by Kellyanne Conway
now on sale at RNC.com.
(Kellyanne’s such a squeezer)
Gold “I” to be worn on the sleeve
of all illegal immigrants,
thanks to Jeff Sessions.
(you’ll be remembered)
Pruitt bar-b-ques the last of
Zinke’s white horse
on the coals of the EPA.
(those coals do burn)
Dr. Price liberates 24 million
sick and dying out of hospitals,
now that’s affordable healthcare.
(it’s a miracle!)
Bag of Paul Ryan’s toenail clippings
that you can sell to raise money
to fund your state.
(real personal commitment)
Ex-Employee-of-the-Month goes to
Steve Bannon for (ssssst) fire bombing
the Administrative State.
Who’s giggling behind that blue curtains?
Russians recording everything and
winking at Jared Kushner.
(need money, Jary?)
Kushner - Trump Whisperer, Israeli
Peace Maker, Re-designer of the whole
Federal Government - starts to sweat.
(The Donald never sweats)
Ghost of Roger Ailes clanks his
chains down the White House halls
hissing, “Kiss my assss...”
(Hey, Roger, Nevermore.)