Eric Cockrell

I Call It Slavery! - Poem by Eric Cockrell

how much do we really know?
how much of what we think we know
is the truth?
can we handle the truth?

most of what we read in the papers,
most of what our politicians tell us,
most of what we see on the news...
is a carefully directed lie!

we have been owned for decades,
herded like sheep to the slaughter,
manipulated and used by an unseen hand,
for a purpose that only they know...

conspiracy? no, more a global mission,
complete control of the world,
complete control of the future...
as Dylan said: 'only pawns in their game...'

they've kept us divided by the use of fears
that are based in ignorance....
kept us marching to their drum...
call it patriotism, or religious right....

i call it slavery!

Comments about I Call It Slavery! by Eric Cockrell

  • (12/2/2011 6:43:00 PM)

    Yes. Welcome to the world. People only think about their own agenda and what THEY want to get out of any situation. And then they pee on everybody elses wants and wishes and dreams (and needs) . That's, I'm afraid the reality in 98% of the cases.

    (and also what makes you age.)
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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 2, 2011

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