James Bredin

Rookie (1933 / Ennis Canada)

Where Do We Go From Here? - Poem by James Bredin

The parole board it seems lets vicious criminals out of jail,
For their own special secret reasons and many hidden details,
And you're not allowed to know because not one bit of this makes sense,
Vicious killers walking free and this they say, is not nonsense.

The federal parole board releasing prisoners is the curse,
And we are the sick people in need of a political nurse,
Why can't we leave the vicious criminals in jail and lock the doors?
Who is running this show up there and who are the directors?

Is there something wrong here that we're not allowed to notice or see?
Why are all their left-wing legal aid lawyers jumping with glee?
Surely someone somewhere can stop this decent into hell,
A politician who could return us to when things went well,

DEC 5th 2010

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Comments about Where Do We Go From Here? by James Bredin

  • (12/5/2010 8:17:00 PM)

    Very beautifully written. The poem is rich both in imagery and wisdom. A real pain runs through the whole poem.
    Very poignant write indeed!
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 5, 2010

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