Once Upon A Time - Poem by Simon Leong
A country most populous
enjoyed freedom, democracy
and richness in culture.
As the years rolled on ...
then driven by strikes, local
disorders, violence and
with a high level of unemployment
services draining of its country
Rundown schools and universities
and the spirit of higher learning
was slackened behind.
For years the country has been running downhill...
Economy in a disastrous state,
inexorable drift to national disaster.
A truly national consensus
to reach but how?
Declaration of Human rights,
freedom, democracy, law and
order, guarantee of peace,
harmony and prosperity
to a country.
Autocracy, dictatorship, cruelty,
avarice and force provide
breeding ground for turmoil,
civil war and hatred even
lead to apocalypse.
Comments about Once Upon A Time by Simon Leong
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.
Simon Leong's Other Poems
Still I Rise
The Road Not Taken
If You Forget Me
Edgar Allan Poe
Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
Mary Elizabeth Frye
I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You