I have been writing poetry, fiction and short stories for many years and have completed a book of poems. I also enjoy comedy writing.
Fire burns, hatred builds
Wicked deeds, killing thrills
Racist chants, black neck noosed
Burning flags, drinking booze
War and crime, blood is spilled
Toxic waters, poisons drink
xx yy, disease anomalies
Russian Spies, Whitehouse mollies
Immigrant cage, children bars
Little man tricks, nuclear wars
Bugged phones, unsafe homes
MK Ultra, failing clones
Cops shoot, colors group
No life matters, shouting blues
Twitter bleeds, fake news
Voters clap, corruption stews
System crash, hackers hack
Prosperity dwindles, Nations crack
Loving little people rights, congress grins
owl and eyes, seeing all things
Technology hidden, gas soars
Spending dwindles, pocket bores
Pension plans, stocks dive
Disliking truth, accepting lies
Needles in skin, dirty dark allies
Homeless cuddles, stressful baggage
Smart phones, dumb kids
Disposed foods, hunger wins
Race grade, stigma made
Raging fire, forest burns
Accident death, vehicle turns
White rich, off the hook
Fifty years, candy crook
Life is fight, fight is death
Freedom cry, a nation wept.
© 2018 Clive Williams
Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on July 29, 2018:
Rinita Sen...Thank you
Rinita Sen on July 29, 2018:
Many salient points, and not many could have struck the balance between being candid and poetic, as you have done here.
Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on July 28, 2018:
Flourish, I always appreciate a comment from a musical song bird.
FlourishAnyway from USA on July 27, 2018:
I liked all the word associations you have here. You could feel the momentum.
Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on July 26, 2018:
Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on July 26, 2018:
Fantastic buddy. I enjoyed it a lot.
Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on July 25, 2018:
It's RAGE Shannon... Total Rage
Shannon Henry from Texas on July 25, 2018:
Quite the commentary you have here. "A Nation Wept". I like that conclusion. It's so fitting to all of the turmoil constantly taking place in the world.