braving mid-summer's burning heat,
and trying to ignore my aching feet
i crossed the river in a boat,
and stood my ground to cast my vote,
the candidate of my careful choice,
to every problem he would rise
everything would be alright again.
but he joined a different team of men.
who captured poll booths and won the election,
and introduced a system of reckless reservation
such was their appeasement, and lack of consideration
that my children were denied their right to good education.