Please tell me who will fight for the truth
Now that the young people have sold out?
I once believed justice could return
But I’m beginning to have my doubts.
Tell me who will fight against the leaders
Who daily lie to control the people?
Now that the young have sold out
And instead of humans now are sheeple.
The young sheeple bleat agreement
To all of the despots’s commands,
They no longer fight against tyrants
They no longer can make a stand.
Who can stand up against mind control
Now that the young are in its embrace?
Who will stop the foul potentates
From enslaving the entire human race?
Who will fight for our freedom
Now the young gladly follow commands?
Now that just like mindless computers
The young are easily programmed.
They’re programmed to think like each other
And never think or act all alone,
To never question the politicians’s lies
And not notice that freedom has flow.
© Copyright 2021, Philip Roberts
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
About this poem
From the 1930 to the 1980s the young were the most important people in our society, because they were the freedom fighters who would not take bull from anyone. But over the last few decades, Generation_Y has become Generation_Sell-Out, who now accept, endorse and promote the politically correct status quo.
Discuss this Phil Roberts poem with the community:
Find a translation for this poem in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:
"WHO WILL FIGHT NOW THE YOUNG HAVE SOLD OUT?" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 20 Oct. 2021. <https://www.poetry.com/poem/106243/who-will-fight-now-the-young-have-sold-out?>.