Vote

You don't want to vote.

It's corrupt.

It's useless.

It's a pain.

It's a bore.

It's too hard.

 

Tell that to women who were told they were too emotional to make decisions.

Tell that to African Americans who faced terrorism for having a voice.

Tell that to those who fought for the 15th Amendment.

Or the 19th.

Or the 24th. 

Who need those amendments or their rights will be removed again.

 

Don't complain if we see a presidency of bigotry

If you didn't vote against the bigotry.

 

True resistance to oppression is

Action, constantly, to prevent its success.

 

A lack of a vote is a voice of support for the oppression of others.

 

This poem is about: 
My country
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