HARK! WAS THAT A SHOT?

HARK! WAS THAT A SHOT? I think I heard rifles firing, Shots heard round the world. Then screaming,and angry words, But that memory was in the distance, years ago when Vietnam was in bloom, Peaceful assembly, it was our right. But shots were fired in broad daylight. Four students lay dead, dangerous students, Students, soldiers, […]

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WHO

WHO? I’m a who A person who cares When a leader treats His fellow citizens with disrespect. Misinterpreting deliberately And ignoring Constitutional rights. I didn’t see disrespect on the field. Just the opposite. I saw pain in faces Of those who love their country and their God. They met as team members united and proud. […]

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LOVE HAS ARRIVED

LOVE HAS ARRIVED Lonely and aching, I knew there could be no hesitating, If love should ever arrive. My true love was out there somewhere, Breathing the same air. “Where are you?” I prayed each night, And though I prayed with all my might, I answered my own question talking to myself. “You are not […]

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UNCOMFORTABLE

UNCOMFORTABLE You say all who disagree Should leave the country But I remember hearing you say Long ago at another harsh time That you would defend to the death the right of someone to speak out. What makes you uncomfortable now? The protests are not against country or flag But against racism and violation of […]

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I KNOW HE CAN’T FLY

How did he rise so high? I know he can’t fly. Is he the joker, too, Doing dastardly deeds And pretending to be true? He is a poor example For a nation to follow. He spouts obscenities And his truths are hollow. Where is the would-be king Who looks after his sheep? Maybe he’s in […]

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GHOSTS OF OUR ANCESTORS

Where are the heroes that are rising from the earth? Where are the youth who have ignored the truth? The heroes and youth are no longer brave, The truth is dead and buried in graves. And ghosts of our ancestors are crying, crying, crying. The truth is no longer remembered or respected. And each of […]

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DON’T YOU AGREE?

Our country is strong because we agree On the same principles. Our country is even stronger because we can disagree And accept our differences. Should we agree and march to the same tune We square our shoulders and see eye to eye. But if we disagree we hold our heads high, Because Ideas discussed and […]

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