Tuesday, April 21, 2009

ballot days are here

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.

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