Jim Yerman Poems
Good Vs Evil?
The more I observe politicians everywhere the more it sickens me
As I watch two incompatible sides struggling for supremacy.
They think they're in a good versus evil battle but when all is said and done
Each side thinks that they are good and the other's the evil one.
It's not just politicians, for everywhere you look you see anger and dissension
We find many groups at odds with one another, in a constant state of tension.
Religions, Conservatives, Liberals, countries fighting their own ethnicities
And the only thing they all agree on is that they ...
When I look into the mirror I’m appalled at what I see
I do not recognize that person who is looking back at me.
I know I’m better looking, you can be assured of that.
I wonder, then, who this is, who I am looking at?
I know I look much younger and I certainly have more hair
So I can’t possibly be that person looking at me over there.