A Slow Torture

Poem By Tom Maxwell

The slow internal destruction of our country today
Dividing, judging, labeling all of the people,
Many in need, all because of personal greed.
The belief of a better future, trust in your fellow man,
Taking time to listen, work with, and understand,
Has all been flushed down the drain, by a few,
Those who buy, a political office, for control,
Personal greed, nothing about helping citizens,
Only those putting cash in their hands,
Their ideas trickle down, many follow,
Knowing somethings are wrong, can hurt others,
They don't follow their beliefs, why,
It's more important, to be greedy, politically correct,
Than to help those in need, taking away their relief.

Tom Maxwell ©

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