James B. Earley

Gold Star - 6,959 Points (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

Selma's Absence - Bigotry’s Presence - Poem by James B. Earley

President failed to march in solidarity
Administration didn’t send one single face
....Boehner/McConnell….moral outrage
That Paris absence….America’s disgrace

Payback time…it seems…..at Selma
…….With facts it’s hard to disagree
What goes around…..comes around
We’ve got it on Congressional authority

McConnell/Boehner failed solidarity
…..Neither showed a caring face
Selma's absence…bigotry’s presence
….America’s outrage….a bitter taste

Topic(s) of this poem: politics


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 8, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, March 9, 2015


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