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A is for Abrams, in Georgia, she’s trying,

B is for Beto, to stop Cruz’s lying,

C is for climate, not much time to save us, 

D for distraction, to prevent the blue wave-us. 

E for election, this year we’re midterming,

F is for Florida, which keeps us all squirming,

G for gerrymander, how these districts are drawn,

H for the House, which could help impeach Don.

I for Independents, who will be a big factor,

J for Joe Donnelly, driving Indy’s big tractors,

K is for Kavanaugh, a soul-crushing defeat,

L is for liberals, looking to pick up seats.

M is for Marsha, vote her OUT, Tennessee!

N is for nationalist, wrong side of history,

O for Obama, campaigning with energy,

P is for Parkland, vote in their memory.

Q is for questions that our ballots will answer,

R for Republicans, who’ve become quite a cancer,

S is for Senate, fate up in the air,

T is for Trump, who is cruel and unfair.

U for undecided, which you can’t afford to be,

V is for VOTE! This is my final plea, 

W for Washington, which needs a shake-up,

X for xenophobic, despite our diverse makeup.

Y is for young people, please don’t be sadistic,

Z is for zip code, go and rep for your district!

Erin Vail

Erin is the 2003 West Reading Elementary Geography Bee champion, a TV obsessive, and never not thinking about Buffalo sports.

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