James Bredin

Rookie (1933 / Ennis Canada)

Dwd... April 14th,2013 - Poem by James Bredin

What have the pompous politicians got against death-with-dignity?
Do they think that they themselves will never have to suffer this indignity?
Or do they believe that their own deaths can always be postponed?
And that those looking for death-with-dignity are probably stoned?

Therefore the whole DWD issue can be just swept under the mat,
No reason for a politician to get worked up or go to bat,
And referendums were not listed in Trudeau’s Charter,
They consider this issue being close to being a political martyr.

And no one in Ottawa has even heard or read about this,
And what’s the big fuss about; being treated like the Swiss?
Canadians should show more respect for the Ottawa elites,
They should just pay their taxes, shut up and not ask for receipts.

APRIL 14TH,2013

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DWD … APRIL 14TH,2013

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 14, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 3, 2013

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