Buddy Bee Anthony

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 of God's children
won't be goin up to Heaven
That's assured
Haven't you heard?
There's floodin 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 rock, muck, and sand
Can't even move to Canada without a hundred grand
Haven't you heard
The Chinese launched a man into outer space
Our world's gettin to be one crowded place
Haven't you heard
Shrimp boat smashed up on rough rocky cove
W. sold our XYZ's to Carl Rove
Newscaster's tellin us great big lies
Trump gets a belly ache
and everybody cries
that's the latest word
what haven't you heard?

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 23, 2018

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