Treasure Island

Lento Maez


Government Gone Astray


At first I was amused
Little did I know
That I was being abused
At first I thought
They should be excused
Then I found out
I’d been misused
They begged to be excused
To this request I refused

Submitted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Edited: Thursday, March 13, 2014

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  • Brian Jani (6/20/2014 4:41:00 AM)

    The government has gone astray, a rabid dog you can also call it..., this is a good write Lento (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Feldman (3/15/2014 12:27:00 AM)

    Follows the path of direct TRUTH. Marvelous summary, clarity of thoughts and principles.
    You give us back our Pride. Excellent poetic form.
    Thank you (Report) Reply

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