Lawrence Beck


How The Clintons And The Bushes And Millions Of Stupid People Begat Trump - Poem by Lawrence Beck

They've failed us. We're aware of that.
Those folks with splendid pedigrees
Who reassured us they knew best
In fact were either clueless or beholden
To the ones who had their ears and
Paid their bills, and, thus, we always
Are at war. We can't afford to feed
The poor or pave the roads around
Our houses. All the places where we
Worked have closed, and what we
Used to make is sold to us from overseas.
The ones who own the capital grow ever
Richer. We grow poor. We see now
How our leaders failed us, but that's
All that we can see, and, in our anger,
We have somehow found the only
Leaders who can make things
Even worse.

Topic(s) of this poem: failure


Comments about How The Clintons And The Bushes And Millions Of Stupid People Begat Trump by Lawrence Beck

  • Leah Ross (2/7/2017 4:42:00 PM)

    so true
    you get what you vote for (Report) Reply

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  • Leah Ross (2/7/2017 4:42:00 PM)

    so true
    & so it begins you get what you vote for (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 8, 2017


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