Treasure Island

James Bredin

(1933 / Ennis Canada)

A CANADIAN ELECTION... MAY 26TH,2013


An election is a very expensive five-year affair,
But Canadians don’t have to vote so few of us go there,
No proportional representation so not sure if it’s fair,
And If we’re not sure, we have to hide our utter despair.




And we can’t elect our prime minister by his/her name,
This is a very intrigued and involved political party game,
And if for some reason, we elect the wrong politician,
He/she can’t be recalled from his/her crooked ambition.




Not one will reply to a question about death with dignity,
The whole subject is treated with complete hostility,
And without binding referendums we have little influence,
So an election could be an insignificant incidence.

MAY 26TH,2013

Submitted: Sunday, May 26, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 06, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A CANADIAN ELECTION … MAY 26TH,2013
BY
JAMES BREDIN

Comments about this poem (A CANADIAN ELECTION... MAY 26TH,2013 by James Bredin )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Shut up for good, gajanan mishra
  2. The Enemy, Jose Orozco
  3. आथिखाल, Ronjoy Brahma
  4. Life is Nothing but Texture~, Mr. Nobody Nothing
  5. How Is Your Life In The Matrix?, Mr. Nobody Nothing
  6. That bench is my dear., Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  7. Loneliness, Ashwini Annigeri
  8. समनि नायथाय- 25, Ronjoy Brahma
  9. I am not uttering, gajanan mishra
  10. Holy and pure, hasmukh amathalal

Poem of the Day

poet Rupert Brooke

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. 1914 V: The Soldier, Rupert Brooke
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]