Your Vote Poem by Kelly Kurt

Your Vote

Rating: 4.9

The law only matters
If it is enforced
If it is done so equally
Adhering constitutionally
With precedent and legality

Executive, Legislative, Judicial
Checks and balances
Separate powers and duties
A Democracy
Of the People

330 million people
Ethically and constitutionally EQUAL
Gay, black, Atheist, lower class females
Straight, white, Christian, rich men
Equal protection
Thorough, absolute, unconditional... NOT

Do you see thedisparity
The disproportional sway

It's not just that imbeciles rule
It's how they fool the fools
Alternate facts
You can't both pay your bills and eat
Get three jobs
Lazy constituents

The stock market is doing well
Do you own any
China doesn't pay tariffs
You do
Socialism isn't your tax dollars coming back to you when times are hard
Instead of bailing out banks and subsidizing big oil

Trickle down is just being pissed on
Being told it's raining
Disapproval poll numbers astronomical
But straight party voting reelects
Rinse and repeat

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: life
Khairul Ahsan 02 May 2020

'The law only matters If it is enforced' - absolutely so. Laws passed by any Parliament are mostly meant to be good. It's enforcement without discrimination is what matters in delivering the good to the people. I agree with @Chinedu Dike and commend you for these 'bold utterances'.

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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri 05 March 2020

A hard hitting poem written in a sublime way on law and law enforcement. Ideally law should be like what you said, fair just and not discriminatory. Kudos. Pls Pleez do read and comment my newest poem too, titled, " pink mania inking'

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Kim Barney 21 February 2020

Much too true !

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Kumarmani Mahakul 18 February 2020

Law enforcement has a great role on ruling people. Law should is rightly framed. Every vote is important in selecting government. This poem is amazingly penned.10

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Chinedu Dike 16 February 2020

Brave utterances set aside for sober reflection. A poignant bit of verse. Thanks for sharing and do remain enriched.

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