Politicians (Rictameter)

Slick games,
Sheer masquerades
They play neatly with guile,
Weave cagey lies and double-talk
Gambling our fragile future with cunning
As we watch like sheep for slaughter-
They sign deals, say 'All's well'
People suffer.
.....Not them.

Cynthia Buhain-Baello~~~04.07.15

*Rictameter -poem with 2/4/6/8/10/8/6/4/2

by Cynthia BuhainBaello

Comments (19)

Fine and lofty verse with a call for universal brotherhood of man. Witty rendition of words set aside for sober reflection. Thanks for sharing Ravi.
We all dream for peace bcoz that is the reconciliation and solution for our country's keep it up.
Powerful perspective presented in this poem!
i really dont care at all what so ever
We all dream for peace, but for that we need to be peaceful A poem with an universal appeal.
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