Picking Sides

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 22:08 -- SamiC

The people spoke

The ballots were cast

We demanded change

 

We love our country

We love our home

But it cannot stay the same

We respect those in power

We admire their drive

But they cannot remain unchanged

 

We need new ideas

We need new reasons

Our agenda must be adjusted

To help those in need

To provide for those without

They cannot be ignored

 

Blue or red

Left or right

We all bleed the same

To choose between parties

To pick out a victor

All the while ignoring

The thing that really matters

 

We choose without thinking

And pick before knowing

We look but never see

Hear but never listen

But I guess that’s the price to pay

When you don’t prefer people

Over a politician

 

This poem is about: 
My country

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