White Man’s Burden

After: The White Man’s Burden by Kipling 1899
After: Cool Hand Luke by Stuart Rosenburg
After: Preamble to the Constitution of the United States

We the people of the United States, in order to provide

a more perfect union, establish Justice, insure domestic

tranquility … ears and eyes accosted by oscillations and

vibrations of hate what appeared to be the fool we’ve

known as the Emperor unclothed, now dresses in six

thousand dollar Brioni suits—

 

here in hi-definition is a caricature of a man, a failure

of faith, a persona who played his way to the top

with waspish sting—to communicate gall, to ignite

others beneath a banner of bigotry and hate.

 

Buy the game, hire the MC, gamble your way to an

addiction, no government will save you, but politicians

will rise on the revenues you squander at the crap table

of capitalism, disrespect and disregard your brother

 

but, do not mislabel this dogma, as the American way.

 

 

This poem is about: 
My country

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