Why is it that All the Republicans I Know

Bonnets’s Pick
Ron Riekki

Do people really dress like that?
Photo Credit: Quinn Dombrowski

tell me
they grew up poor
but then when I see photos of them
when they were younger
you can tell
they were rich
as fuck


Ron Riekki’s novel U.P. was published by Ghost Road Press. Gypsy Daughter Press publishes two of his upcoming poetry chapbooks—Leave Me Alone I’m Bleeding and Poems about Love, Death and Heavy Metal. Chicago’s Ruckus Theatre performs his play All Saints’ Day as part of their 2010-2011 season. He’s a fan of Fiona Apple, Rage Against the Machine, and the Detroit Pistons.

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