POEM: DEMOCKERACY

Where are the debates?
Where is the discourse?

Why are volumes higher,
As the terrible blaze fire?
Alas you forgot the best minds are for hire!

The bright chasing money,
The snide chasing power.

They promise us better days,
A better tomorrow.
But all that we can see is
more trouble and sorrow.

Aggressive progressives pray
As logic fails to persist,
They have labels to label
every rebel a terrorist.

You don't love your country,
You lack patriotism,
They've even got the best of us
Looking through their prism.

Stop, stand, speak don't let
Your country be a prison
Don't let freshly printed notes,
Be used to buy your votes,

Our judgments are now clouded,
Like their intentions.... shrouded,
Veiled and protected,
Like their interests are vested
and money invested...

Their moolah is off shore
in foreign lands and gold.
The bottle is new and shiny
But the wine is the same old

They offer vague solutions,
They promise evolution,
Some things just don't happen till
There's a fucking revolution.

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Comments

  1. Really nice read. I enjoyed it a lot. Just thought that rhyming in a couple of places didn't flow naturally. But then writing political poetry is tough. All the best. Keep em coming.

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