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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  • Rookie 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

  • Freshman - 1,283 Points 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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