June 17, 2005


Democracy should be —
Carried through the winds —
To every home and hovel —
Scattered, in the sands.

I wonder how it would be —
If every one was free —
Our souls at liberty —
To follow every star —

Democracy is not —
Your fellow man in chains —
For pursuit of aims —
In a place forgot.

Can we speak of freedom —
When people are enslaved?
For being the wrong “kind” —
Our democracy’s betrayed.

“Forsooth was it fair —
For white-man three — 
To equal black-man five” —
Inequity to me.

Democracy should be —
Dispersed throughout the winds —
To every poem and story —
Scrambled, in the sands —

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: