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"The Great Black Hope is Coming!"
Were the words we all did cry,
Eight years ago, election time
Obama's flag was flying high.

We thought he'd bring the good days back
And release us from the gloom,
Of Maddog Bush's tyranny
Which had brought us near to doom.

"Come on the mighty vanquisher!"
We foolishly all cried,
Unaware that in his words of hope
Obama had truly lied.

Far from bringing peace and joy
As everyone stupidly said,
Instead, the horror keeps mounting high
The pain, the fear, the dread!

The Great Black Hope is evil
More evil than can e'er be said
Instead of bringing peace and hope
Democracy is fully dead

Soon the devil straight from Hades
Must return to claim his son!
Then Obama goes down to meet his maker
His time on Earth then e'er done!

© Copyright 2016 Philip Roberts
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

About this poem

When Barrack Obama was running for president the first time, we all thought he was the great black hope for America and the world, to return to democracy after eight years of totalitarian rule under George W. "Maddog" Bush. How wrong we were. After six months it was obvious that all of Obama's promises had been evil lies. It's tempting to say that Obama was as evil as Bush, but allowing for the fact that Bush had the excuse of being feeble-minded, whilst Obama is highly intelligent, Obama must be rated as the more evil of the two. Quite probably the most evil man who ever lived! 

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Written on May 13, 2016

Submitted by PHIL_ROBERTS on July 29, 2021

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Phil Roberts

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