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Train Keeps a Rolling, Right Over a Cliff!

Poetry By: Mike Stevens
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A poem on a topic with which I'm obsessed!


Submitted:Jun 18, 2012    Reads: 13    Comments: 8    Likes: 1   


Train Keeps a Rolling, Right Over a Cliff!

By Mike Stevens

I can see it coming, it's as plain as day,

Train wreck's a coming; can't get out of the way

Passengers of doom, we did this to ourselves

Unbridgeable divides in the ways we think

The two sides rushing away at light speed

Total strangers; can't find middle ground

Self-inflicted hatred cuts to the bone

Left side or the right side, and nothing in between

Media re-enforcing which ever way you think

What about us, the ones caught in between?

I certainly lean left, but I'm smart enough to see

There's no way to get everything I wish for

Compromise has become a dirty word





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