Other Voices, Other Booms

I. Mr. McNamara

Mr. McNamara says
that $207 million worth
of bomb shelters
will save 10 million lives.
I wonder how much it will cost
to keep us safe
from our hearts.

II. Mr. Mitchell

Mr. Mitchell of Newburgh
has something to say.
He has found a way
to solve the problem
of illegitimate children.
Starve ‘em to death.