Treasure Island

Ted Sheridan

Certain Inalienable Rights

Once the curtains have all been drawn
Privately the final choice will be made
Chosen by lot and not by ballot
Racism wins in a landslide….

2008 © TS

Submitted: Monday, October 13, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, December 31, 2008

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  • Greenwolfe 1962 (12/5/2008 7:38:00 AM)

    A bitter psalm. Spoken before. Many times throughout the ages. Read again,

    GW62 (Report) Reply

  • Ken E Hall (11/17/2008 4:59:00 AM)

    The poem blasts the truth out -the lots of the world could not show a stone unthrone to prove this poem is not right on-short, very clever, regards
    uavaniceday (Report) Reply

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