Troy William Smith

Rookie (Jan 1973 / Australia)

So What’s The Truth Mr Bush? - Poem by Troy William Smith

So what’s the truth Mr Bush?
That meant you had to go.
You said it was chemical weapons,
Yet they failed to show.

So what’s the truth Mr Bush?
That meant you had to make war
You then said it was human rights
A democracy you’ve tried to install.

So what’s the truth Mr Bush?
The evil dictator you must overthrow
Because your daddy never succeeded
You wanted to have a go

So what’s the truth Mr Bush
Was it America’s greed for oil?
Something you’ve always denied.
Why else spill blood on foreign soil?

Now there is a power vacuum
You didn’t get your prize
Do a deal with the insurgents
You’ll help another evil rise.

Comments about So What’s The Truth Mr Bush? by Troy William Smith

  • (2/25/2007 10:42:00 AM)

    I agree - very powerful and moving, great lyrical content.
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  • (11/2/2005 10:12:00 AM)

    a powerful poem
    one which doesn't often appear at poem hunter
    keep up the good work
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 3, 2005

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