A Spoiled Brat: A Political Satirical Poem

Updated on December 14, 2018
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Val is a life-long practically oriented student of effective emotional and attitudinal responses to the many challenges of life.

It’s about a little spoiled brat

up to you to guess her name

to all mousy kids she was a cat

playing a cop was her pet game.


You may compare her to a country if you wish

or even to one of her far but closest friends

but definitely someone to keep on a leash

to bring their aggressiveness to an end.


Sticking her big nose in everyone’s affairs

but playing threatened by all of them around

so if they took her beating the fault was theirs

while she made sure the truth was not to be found.


She lied to her folks who were so easy to fool

whole family being of same righteous kind

everyone acting sophisticated and cool

proud in their hearts, shrewd in mind.


In those many blocks surrounding

all talked whether in secret or aloud

the brat was overdue for a grounding

forced to stay home away from a crowd.


Well, sorry but there is no happy ending

for, that little spoiled brat is still at large

it's the rules' fault they can take bending

but no need to buy it -- it's free of charge.


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      • ValKaras profile imageAUTHOR

        Vladimir Karas 

        2 months ago from Canada

        Doris--No, I didn't symbolize Trump, but I left more than enough clues about the general style of American foreign politics.

      • MizBejabbers profile image

        Doris James-MizBejabbers 

        2 months ago from Beautiful South

        A poem like this has symbolism attached. We would know whom it symbolized if the brat were not hidden in the guise of a female.

      • ValKaras profile imageAUTHOR

        Vladimir Karas 

        2 months ago from Canada

        Mark--I'm glad you liked it.

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        Mark Tulin 

        2 months ago from Santa Barbara, California

        Funny. who doesn’t love a brat poem.

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