Ignoring Many Facts

Many politicians vociferously lie

Many politicians either hide or omit the truth

Many times, I sit down quietly in a booth

Enjoying a glass of chocolate mousse

And drinking orange juice

Serenely to listen and analyze many lawmakers’ words

I laugh like crazy, because they invent many worlds

And mess up like hyperactive toddlers

I bet that many of my readers

Know exactly what I am talking about

Watch their lips and their eyes

And these magicians are full of tricks and lies

Believe me, I never like the notes that they put out

Oh! Yeah, they enjoy displaying their skills on the canvas

Yes, they often raise many doubts in my consciousness

Frankly, I barely believe in less than ten

Percent of what these quintessential whistle-stoppers say

Most of them rely, behind the scene, in pay- to- play

Which is absolutely illegal and verboten

You probably know a few con artists that are

Like that, especially the one who’s not afraid to start a war

Over nonsense or to retaliate, because they have the means

The poor soldiers that they abuse and the deadly guns

That show no mercy

To Humanity

Let me know if you have or have had a similar experience

Where countless officeholders or politicians

Can neither see their shadows nor themselves in the mirror

These days, it is hard to find a good and honest leader

Facts always matter

And lies cause pain, death and despair.


Copyright © March 2022, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved

Hébert Logerie is the author of several books of poetry.



This poem is about: 
My family
My community
My country
Our world


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