Treasure Island

Samantha Desmond


I Do Not Care


This poem was written about and incident where a white cop shot a 10 year old black boy, he was found innocent even though everyone knew he did it. In class we had to write from any point of view and I chose the point of view of the cop.


And with this gun inside my hand,
A crime not done, I do not care,
Those eyes so mocking, deep and dark,
This colors bad, I have been taught.

Not age, nor height I don’t take in,
As I scream those words, a fateful sin,
Die you little mother f***er, and a tear falls down,
With fear in his eyes I can’t be bound.

Now trial day, I take the stand,
Not fear, nor regret that can be shown,
With a white jury there, with one lone black,
I know I’ll win, and not held back.

I know what I’ve done,
I do not care,
that’s one more gone,
So don’t you fear.

Submitted: Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I Do Not Care by Samantha Desmond )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. HOWL DOWN THE SCREAMING WIND, Colin Ian Jeffery
  2. E bukura lule e tetorit, skender iljaz braka
  3. Washing Upon The Shore, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  4. You Will Not Die, Paul Sebastian
  5. the world the flesh and the devill, ademola oluwabusayo
  6. If This Were My Last Moment, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  7. Just the Right Madness: A Found Poem, Frank Avon
  8. COPLA 111 RESOLUTION: This Bad Guy World, T (no first name) Wignesan
  9. Nature's Sanctuary, Khairul Ahsan
  10. Gray Tears, herbert guitang

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When the hours of Day are numbered,
And the voices of the Night
Wake the better soul, that slumbered,
To a holy, calm delight;

Ere the evening lamps are lighted,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Farewell, Anne Brontë
  3. Footsteps of Angels, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  8. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]