Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

Politics, Oh Politics! - Poem by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

Politics, oh politics
you promise and you promise
for good times and abundant times;
You promise lofty promises
which often turn into ashes.

Politics, oh politics
you make convincing,
rehearsed and excellent speeches,
often responded by
by resounding applauses.

Make your speeches
short and simple!
Make your promises tangible!
Politics, oh politics,
You exist to bring peace and justice!

Topic(s) of this poem: democracy, government, politics

Comments about Politics, Oh Politics! by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

  • Abdulrazak AralimattiAbdulrazak Aralimatti (8/17/2015 7:42:00 PM)

    Truly, rehearsed, long, excellent speeches, promises but no outcome (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (8/17/2015 4:47:00 PM)

    Politicians are always like that. Nice work. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 17, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, August 17, 2015

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