Post more comments

James Bredin

(1933 / Ennis Canada)

IMPOSED EDICTS ON OUR POLITICIANS.. APRIL 23RD 2013


I can write about death-with-dignity till I’m blue in the face,
And not one politician will step forward to help in our case,
They have been told by some party leader to avoid this stuff,
Why do appointees and establishment think it’s pretty rough?


The Americans have death-with-dignity in two states,
Canadians can’t even bring it up for provincial debate,
Politicians don’t want to rock the boat because they’ve been told,
Could get kicked out of their party so they can’t be that bold.


I’m not sure why the opposition to death-with-dignity is so fierce,
Is it the various religions that organize such force?
Why should they object so strongly to those who want to die?
As they impose edicts on politicians and I don’t know why.

APRIL 23RD,2013

Submitted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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

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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

IMPOSED EDICTS ON POLITICIANS … APRIL 23RD,2013

By

James Bredin

Comments about this poem (IMPOSED EDICTS ON OUR POLITICIANS.. APRIL 23RD 2013 by James Bredin )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Sometimes I yearn for you to be near, Gert Strydom
  2. You Are My Life, Radha; You Are My Heart.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  3. Another Poem About That Sean Guy, Katty Briones
  4. Sean, Katty Briones
  5. The Bath Tub is Optional, Deborah DeNicola
  6. Moments When I Think I Still Love You, Katty Briones
  7. Paper Fan, Deborah DeNicola
  8. Librarians, Bijay Kant Dubey
  9. This Morning From the Porch, Deborah DeNicola
  10. Gauguin's Red, Deborah DeNicola

Poem of the Day

poet Sara Teasdale

"Oh Day of Fire and Sun"
by Sara Teasdale

Oh day of fire and sun,
Pure as a naked flame,
Blue sea, blue sky and dun
Sands where he spoke my name;

Laughter and hearts so high
That the spirit flew off free,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Henry Lawson

After All
by Henry Lawson

 

Member Poem

Rough Life
by Jacob Guinn

[Hata Bildir]