Backwards in Time

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
what may come to pass

Submitted: September 22, 2016

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Time was, when we'd have laughed Trump out of the room,

dismissed him as a crazy bastard, who preaches doom and gloom.

 

But some of us, at least, worship at the alter of The Don.

We don't even try to hide our racism--all pretense is gone.

 

It's out in the open--our nineteen forty's are showing,

because backwards in time is where we are going.

 

Back to a time when discrimination ruled the day,

back to a turbulent time when living in fear was our way.

 

Let's blame others for everything, view them with mistrust.

I can't believe the solutions that Donny-Boy has discussed,

 

and that some of us believe that he's spouting the right solutions,

to anything--we've forgotten the past, is my very sad conclusion.

 

All those years of enlightenment tossed out with the trash,

now we follow the Dread Pied Piper, and we're headed for a crash.

 

 

 

 


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