Bryony Sheldon

Gold Star - 7,136 Points (13/09/2003)

No! - Poem by Bryony Sheldon

No, I don't believe in Jesus Christ;
My brother died of cancer when he was five.
No, I don't believe in religion;
I was forced to go to church, I wasn't told why.

No, I don't believe in the police force;
Police brutality isn't a dream.
No, I don't believe in the system;
Nothing it does makes sense to me

"Don't worry- you'll get over it-
You'll grow up, you'll calm down.
Another youth, another fashion-
You'll get over it, you'll calm down.
You don't really mean what you say-
You've had too much to drink!
Don't be so full of hatred,
It's not as bad as you think! "

No, I don't believe in what you say;
You're just part of what I despise!
Yes, you're part of this stupid system;
I'm not blind, I can see your lies!

Your system thrives on ignorance:
What the public don't know, they can't reject.
In the face of you all I stand defiant-
The rest of those sheep, I'll never respect!

Topic(s) of this poem: anger, government, life, neglect, political, rebel, rejection, religion

Comments about No! by Bryony Sheldon

  • Shaun Cronick (8/8/2019 4:39:00 PM)

    Bryony you write so powerfully! ! A real tour de force, your poems flow and have deep meaning. I am so honoured you are here on PH. We need someone like you and your gifted writing to stir up a hornet's nest. You pen great poems.10+ and added to my poem list. Take care. (Report)Reply

    Bryony Sheldon(8/8/2019 5:24:00 PM)

    Thank you for your kind words!
    I hope you have an amazing day.

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  • Poet Poet (5/9/2019 12:34:00 PM)

    your are the first gal I have come across on PH who has a mind young one use it INDEPENDENTLY MOST HUMANS are mere followers read some of my poems for young gals guidance and Moms Smiles

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  • Jankovic Zoran (5/9/2019 8:43:00 AM)

    Everyone always believed or did not believe in something. I believe in people and my fingers. If one man betrays me, they remain the rest. If one finger leaves me - I have nine more. Religion and government were invented by people who rule the world. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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