cheryl davis miller

(2/26/57 / America)

American Shame


Shame upon us America
we have looked the other way.
Refused to see or hear the truth;
believing what liars say.

Had it been our's left there to die;
then perhaps we may have cared.
Those lost patriots families
painful grief we would have shared.

We just watched our favorite shows
those so-called realities.
Ignoring those few speaking of
Benghazi's atrocities.

Now the truth is coming out for
all America to see.
Will we go watch some more TV
or wage war for Benghazi?

c.d.m.1/15/14

Submitted: Thursday, January 16, 2014
Edited: Thursday, January 16, 2014
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Benghazi warrants honesty.

Comments about this poem (American Shame by cheryl davis miller )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Thief, Pijush Biswas
  2. I Am playing, gajanan mishra
  3. Everyday Is a TEST, Enoch Owusu Gyamfi
  4. One Of These Pure Days, Naveed Akram
  5. Deepavali, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  6. Psalm CVII, Henry Ainsworth
  7. Even in strife, hasmukh amathalal
  8. ! DESECRATED POEMS/FLOATING HYPERLINK IN.., Alice Vedral Rivera
  9. In the midst of ruin there is reparation, Mark Heathcote
  10. Psalm XXIII, Henry Ainsworth

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]