Monday, June 16, 2014
This is My Last Political Commentary Poem (or so it seems)
To all who are concerned, those reading this, and anyone half interested:
This is my last political commentary poem.
You see, I feel I have exhausted this topic
and am growing bored with it all.
Maybe I will write a sonnet, an ode
or a beautiful poem to some backwoods retreat.
Maybe I will explore more free verse
that tells the stories of people encountered...
a voice for the voiceless.
Of course, I reserve the right to rescind this declaration
in the event another Bush is elected
to the White House, or the population
of the Rotund Rascal Riders reaches 30 percent.
If at any time the Tea Party is actually taken seriously
I will have to take up my pen.
This is a moral obligation
that negates anything else I may have said
(When the snake of stupidity rears its doltish head, one must cut said head off to save oneself from madness.)
Viva la Revolution!
So, until then I leave with this:
Our freedom is a facade
True freedom is within our minds.
True freedom lies within you.
When all else fails,
Fascism is alive and well
fighting the war on
Slavery is present
in the quest for everyday
Racism survived the
© Charles Scott 2014