Treasure Island

Tom Fox

(July,1978 / California)

Fed Up


I'm sick, of the prices of gas
I'm sick, of the judicial process
I'm sick, of the evil politicians, people with opinions,
Racist dominions

I hate, this American guilt
I hate, how this country was built
I hate, the condition that we bare, the state of affairs
No one seems to care

I'm trapped, in a prejudice world
I'm trapped, in a train derailed
I'm trapped, in a money-hungry land, over-medicated plans
Nobody understands

I feel, like I've got no voice
I feel, like I've got no choice
I feel, like the FDA and FCC's
Ultimate goal is control over me

I watch, every last distraction
I watch, God's lack of reaction
I watch, pro-lifers go to war, ignoring the poor
Closing the door

Submitted: Thursday, August 21, 2008

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  • Eyan Desir (9/26/2009 8:13:00 AM)

    I will love you to read
    Killing hope poems..
    they might comfort your pains (Report) Reply

  • Tom Fox (9/25/2009 10:40:00 PM)

    couldn't have said it better myself...seems like you've got to take 'action' in order to 'take care of things.' (Report) Reply

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