Jim Yerman Poems
Good Vs Evil?
The more I observe politicians everywhere the more it sickens me
As I watch two incompatible sides struggling for supremacy.
They think they're in a good versus evil battle but when all is said and done
Each side thinks that they are good and the other's the evil one.
It's not just politicians, for everywhere you look you see anger and dissension
We find many groups at odds with one another, in a constant state of tension.
Religions, Conservatives, Liberals, countries fighting their own ethnicities
And the only thing they all agree on is that they ...
Faces Of Courage
I saw him on the evening news, the soldier in his hospital bed
Whom everyone thought unconscious and unable to move his head.
But Corporal Hargis was awake…in fact he was astute
For when he was given his Purple Heart he found the strength to salute.
Thank you Corporal Hargis for your courage helps keep the rest of us free.
But your story got me to thinking about all the faces of courage I see.