Can We Do It? ... April 22nd,2013 - Poem by James Bredin
How do we get a euthanasia-political-action-group?
So we can get death-with-dignity and stop going round the loop,
So we don’t have to go to Switzerland to quietly die,
The Ottawa establishment makes the rules that we can’t defy.
They told Sue Rodriguez she had to die - Lou Gehrig’s disease,
No euthanasia allowed no matter how often you say please,
Ottawa politicians and appointees can’t be impressed,
They are an isolated distant group and cannot be addressed.
You could send them an e-mail and get an automatic reply,
But maybe not but appointed aristocrats are up very high,
And you are a mere living mortal from way down below,
You may not be entitled to a reply you brazen so and so.
Poet's Notes about The Poem
Comments about Can We Do It? ... April 22nd,2013 by James Bredin
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.