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,
    ACCEPTANCE OF FATE.

    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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