Patti Masterman

A Bullet For Lenin - Poem by Patti Masterman

A bullet for Lenin, a bullet for Trotsky,
With love from the West;
Go back in the time machine,
Go back to the guillotine-
And garrote all the rest

A tear for a dictator,
A tear for an autocrat;
The world's tears just flow too slow,
So let the Kings still rule-
Pretend everyone's a fool,
Forget Presidents really blow.

Comments about A Bullet For Lenin by Patti Masterman

  • Sylva Portoian (5/19/2012 3:28:00 AM)

    Kings Are Kings
    Still they have blue blood...
    What ever they do
    They can't be as new civilized tyrants...!
    Patti you are Right...!
    Stay at right and write more...
    From your Burning Heart...!
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  • Martin O'Neill (1/21/2012 2:24:00 AM)

    Terry Pratchett had the right idea in one of his books - I forget which one - a newly elected mayor was being put in irons and taken to the jail. When asked why this was happening the answer was We always throw them in jail as soon as they are elected, it saves time later. (Report) Reply

  • (10/10/2011 10:13:00 AM)

    Only the good die young. Too many are gone before their time. Lovely poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Allemagne Roßmann (10/1/2011 8:33:00 PM)

    Hope Vladimir Lenin understands this bloody self-objective what he started with his red symbolism has lost its urn in much of the world...nice write.. (Report) Reply

  • (9/28/2011 6:56:00 AM)

    You have the solution....I say we go for it...

    Jim Troy
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  • (9/20/2011 4:26:00 PM)

    amen, sister! often the greatest evil is the one on a righteous mission! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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