Francie Lynch


A Revolution's Coming - Poem by Francie Lynch

There's a Revolution coming,
The boots are on the streets;
It's calling from the graves,
We're stirring from our sleep.
There's a hunger in the eyes,
The troops are on their feet.
The revolutions's coming
And the enemy's in retreat.

The mob appeal
Is running lights,
Towered minions
Join the fight
To rein in one percent
From their lusty heights.
Desks in towers,
Facades of power,
Will tumble to defeat.
The gravity of their greed
Will drag them through the streets.

The bell at four
Will sound no more;
The chorus chants
For a holy war,
For salvation
In one bleat.

There's a revolution on the way,
We'll re-write all the laws,
We'll line up all the Romanovs,
We'll give up all the Shahs.
There's a revolution coming
And it's coming
With just cause.

Topic(s) of this poem: defeat, eyes, grave, greed, hunger, leaders, money, murder, power, revolution


Comments about A Revolution's Coming by Francie Lynch

  • Michael Walker (10/7/2019 5:19:00 PM)

    It's possible, but where is the revolution, in which country. The poem makes me think
    of the Revolutions in France, the USA, Russia and China, and others. They brought about change quickly, but at a huge cost. A thought-provoking poem.
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  • Lyn Paul (10/7/2019 4:42:00 PM)

    The world needs changes. May they happen for the better. (Report)Reply

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  • Catherine Habbie (10/7/2019 12:56:00 PM)

    Perfect timing. The extinction rebellion is making waves as we speak! (Report)Reply

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  • James Mclain (10/7/2019 9:41:00 AM)

    I agree with your underlying premise,
    But their technology is growing ever to hard to overcome.
    Great poem, great insight.

    James McLain 🎸
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  • Mahtab Bangalee (10/7/2019 4:45:00 AM)

    There's a revolution on the way,
    There's a revolution coming
    And it's coming
    With just cause........./// superb poetic writings on revolutions
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    Catherine Habbie(10/7/2019 12:55:00 PM)

    Perfect timing with the Extinction Rebellion making waves as we speak.

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  • (10/7/2019 3:03:00 AM)

    A powerful write that just might strike a chord to end discord? Well penned. (Report)Reply

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  • Dominic Windram (10/7/2019 1:25:00 AM)

    Great stuff...vibrant, passionate and pertinent! (Report)Reply

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  • Belle Wassermeister (10/7/2019 12:48:00 AM)

    Intriguing poem, Francie. Thanks for posting, and congrats on poem of the day! (Report)Reply

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  • (10/7/2019 12:45:00 AM)

    Congrats on being the member of the day. It's true! The American government will be impreach and we will all be saved (Report)Reply

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  • (8/31/2019 12:00:00 PM)

    Lovely write with steady flow of words. I thoughtful piece that brings abt reflection. (Report)Reply

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  • Prabir Gayen (5/26/2019 10:41:00 AM)

    The bell at four
    Will sound no more;
    The chorus chants
    For a holy war,
    For salvation
    In one bleat.... beautiful
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  • Rajnish Manga (10/7/2018 11:55:00 PM)

    To rein in one percent
    From their lusty heights.
    Facades of power.... Will tumble to defeat..... // Thanks & Congrats for this song of revolution.
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  • (10/7/2018 11:04:00 PM)

    Another commy. How pathetic. (Report)Reply

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  • Sarah Persson (10/7/2018 10:54:00 AM)

    Congratulations on Poem of the day, great piece of work (Report)Reply

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  • Glen Kappy (10/7/2018 8:56:00 AM)

    Francie, I was curious when you wrote this and saw you posted it before Donald Trump’s ascent to power. No matter. This poem still resonates for me. Just last night with friends we talked about Kavanaugh’s ascent to the Supreme Court and the obvious reasons he is unfit for the job. Yes, we need a revolution, but a peaceful one, one that will heal the divisions. I’m reminded in this poem of Cohen’s Democracy is Coming to the USA. -GK (Report)Reply

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  • Adrian Flett (10/7/2018 3:49:00 AM)

    Well done. Makes me think of the 'Second Coming' by Yeats (Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (10/7/2018 3:03:00 AM)

    Francie, such a well crafted poem of the day.
    Congrats for being chosen...10+++++
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  • Mahtab Bangalee (10/7/2018 2:01:00 AM)

    first two stanzas are nicely penned the image of revolutions - great 10++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/7/2018 1:56:00 AM)

    A wonderful inscription on revolution made by you has been made astutely. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the poem of the day. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/7/2018 12:53:00 AM)

    It's Coming! !

    Thanks for sharing.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 1, 2015

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 25, 2018


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