Divided



Unknown silhouettes behind the scenes
An invisible sniper in the green
Deceit for all. Elected ones
Divided people, Come undone

Awake the youth to no avail
Decided lies, Monsters prevail
Energy drained, Gas exposed
Leaders fight , Lawyers deposed

Any excuse, Let’s divide
The moment is here, Let’s decide
Choose left or right, Your brother said
Either way, Go make your bed

So raise that voice that’s never heard
Tell them you’re outraged in all of your words
Divide the poor, Divide the race
Divide your brother, Don’t leave a trace

Control the masses, Control the herd
Control the message, Control the word
All this is simple, Make up your mind
We let them lead us, Time after time

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Written on September 13, 2023

Submitted by menziest on September 13, 2023

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Scheme XXXX AABB CCDD EXFF EEXX
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 707
Words 132
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

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2 Comments
  • GregLanier
    Amen, brother. I’m so tired of hearing a scoundrel call the other a crook. Hopefully we will all realize one day that they, and the folks that profit from their misbehavior, are all scoundrels. Some wise man once said, “A nation divided cannot stand.” 
    LikeReply14 days ago
  • darewetodream4
    Driven ,Truth be told ...Lead on !!!! I'll follow were great things happen...
    LikeReply21 days ago

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