Buddy Bee Anthony

Bronze Star - 2,908 Points (Portland Oregon)

Haven't You Heard? - Poem by Buddy Bee Anthony

Our V.P shotgunned his hunting buddy
thought he was a bird
Missing teen confirmed dead
Haven't you heard?
News at eleven
All the best and brightest
won't be goin up to heaven
That's assured

There's flooding all along river roads
Mudslides washin away heavy loads
1300 drown on ferry boat barge
The poor get more of nothin
while the rich live large

Village gone
buried deep
under mud, rock, and sand
Can't even move up to Canada without a hundred grand
The Chinese have launched a man into space
Our world's gettin to be one damned, crowded place
Shrimp boat smashed up on rough rocky cove
W. sold our WXYZ's to Carl Rove
Newscaster's tellin us great big lies
Putin gets a tummy ache
and everybody cries
that's the word
what haven't you heard?

Buddy Bee Anthony

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, December 4, 2016

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