Treasure Island

Sidi J. Mahtrow


A Reply to Wilson's Illusions


Easy to criticize
Till you realize
That those who are so smart
Have no answers for a start!
Just trust us they say
Things will be better in our day.
(And then you look back
At their efforts, alack!
A group of bumbling fools
That had Albright as one of their tools.
'Weapons of mass destruction' was her cry
As she, like 'chicken little' pointed to the sky
Then shuffled off to oblivion
With the others of similar strain.
Bring them back you say
God forbid. Domesday!)

Submitted: Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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  • Carmen Johnson (4/14/2009 9:08:00 AM)

    Nice, great delivery, deep and meaningful..like most of your work that I have seen so far. (Report) Reply

  • Chris Mendros (4/20/2007 8:38:00 AM)

    This is so simple, yet so deep. Wilson had big ideas, but i suppose you know that with which the road to hell is paved.
    Nice work (Report) Reply

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