Poems of the Week

Classified Documents

by Christopher Scribner

First came Donald Trump and then came Biden,
and lately to the list we add Mike Pence.
Top Secret papers need a place to hide in,
like houses owned by these distinguished gents.

It’s time we searched the homes of Rockefeller,
Van Buren, Gore, and Colfax for a few;
John Adams’ attic, Agnew’s musty cellar—
and now George Santos claims he has some too.