Deaf Ears

April 6, 2010
What day was it when it was taken
That the beauty of this country was mistaken
For the Garden of Eden that holds the youthful fountain
Now we will all drown in our ignorance

This idiocrasy of hypocrisy has gone too far
Making our men lose their lives to a lost war
And now our men must live with the images of horror

That they received from a bureaucracy with the face of democracy

For people are intended to rule
Only as long as it's cool
And as senators sit in their drool
Kids starve in the streets

They will never see the truth before She dies
Because they worry about the sawdust in their neighbors eye
When it is impossible to see by
The plank that is in theirs

Spineless, they walk bending in the wind
While children are abused and left with no friend
And teens are shot, receiving wounds no doctor can mend
In our own Haiti

Are they blind to the crime in their residence
Or are they content to let their pockets get bigger along with their fence
Instead of acknowledging the inconvenient evidence
That will surely doom us all

The problem is clear to see
Politicians have fallen to power and greed
Media rationalizes their evil deeds
While We the People are left to rot and die

They have surrounded themselves with an impenetrable moat
We the People are listened to only if it gets them votes
And then they do as they please in the name of "hope"
While our cries fall on deaf ears

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Cigg.Sunn said...
May 5, 2010 at 3:45 pm

"And then they do as they please in the name of 'hope'
While our cries fall on deaf ears".

^this is my favorite line in your poem. I love the sytle of writing you use, and the theme. I think most people are scared to adress these things because you have to pegg it dead on, (which you did). This was a wonderful poem. You never fail to entertain.

tdnarb replied...
May 5, 2010 at 11:50 pm
Thank You:)
A_Fate_Unknown replied...
May 19, 2010 at 11:58 am
tdnarb, you fail to amaze me.
A_Fate_Unknown replied...
May 19, 2010 at 11:58 am
oops lawl that came out wrong, I ment to say u fail to unimpress me. :)
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