Eric Cockrell


A Better Idea - Poem by Eric Cockrell

they want to
ban books, ban abortions
ban gay marriages
ban free thinking
and if they could
ban the poor!

i have a better idea!

why dont we
ban wars, ban prejudice
ban offshore drilling
ban the greedy
ban the judgemental
ban ignorance

and just for good measure
ban whaling around the world
for any reason!


Comments about A Better Idea by Eric Cockrell

  • Rookie - 740 Points Kaila George (5/26/2014 9:34:00 PM)

    Agreed...ban what is not need in your list there, excellent vision. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 9,802 Points Heather Wilkins (7/27/2013 8:36:00 PM)

    excellent thoughts these are the important things that should be banned. . (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 72 Points Scotty Dogg (12/12/2011 4:25:00 PM)

    Dang Eric, all these things sound like me. Ignorant, greedy, etc. I guess I'm screwed... 'S' (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,684 Points Dave Walker (10/18/2011 5:19:00 PM)

    Great idea. But they would lose
    Money if they ban stuff that hurt people. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 8 Points Sharron Stephenson (9/30/2011 9:46:00 AM)

    this one is in my fav ones (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,194 Points Unwritten Soul (9/22/2011 7:42:00 AM)

    In other words you want to ban what they ban hahahaha.....i like the way you promote this but how can i vote for this idea...Hmmm so i vote here 10++ hahaha :) Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 25 Points Jinal Oswal (9/16/2011 5:31:00 AM)

    Wow! ! you have placed the ideas wonderfully :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 381 Points Patti Masterman (9/15/2011 8:11:00 PM)

    And don't FORGET the politicians- they are high on the list of things need banning! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,475 Points Smoky Hoss (9/15/2011 7:06:00 PM)

    I am no politician, and I only vote independent, but if you run for ANY office you'll surely have my vote. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 15, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, September 16, 2011


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