when we forget….

a child
dies
in the streets
of san juan
a father
buries
an only son
flag draped
for
corporate profits
a woman’s
condemned
to death
by policies
born
of blind fear
men
are assassinated
by
those
sworn
to protect
and
children
seeking only
a better life
are torn
from freedom’s womb
by
broken promises
so
when
we forget
we
cannot become
great
again
when we abandon
what
made us
great
in the beginning
our
humanity

 

5 thoughts on “when we forget….

  1. Reblogged this on Walttriznastories's Blog and commented:
    I have been following this poet for years. I feel we are friends although separated by 3000 miles and never met.
    I wanted to share his recent poem, which I feel, hits close to the heart of what is wrong with this country today.

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