Sunday, March 26, 2017

Isn't it Ironic


Isn’t it ironic

They still blame the Muslims

Isn’t it ironic

But that’s just lowest rung

 

Isn’t it ironic

That their children sign the bombs

Isn’t it ironic

We call them the Chosen Ones

 

Isn’t it ironic

How we lost them to a book

Isn’t it ironic

They’ve forgotten where to look

 

Isn’t it ironic

While we steal our neighbor’s land

Isn’t it ironic

On the top, it’s only sand

 

Isn’t it ironic

You vote for him to stop the war

Isn’t it ironic

That he will only bring you more

 

Isn’t it ironic

That you thought you knew the score

Isn’t it ironic

Now it’s your turn to be poor

 

Isn’t it ironic

Though we won’t admit we’re slaves

Isn’t it ironic

It’s what makes us all the same

 

Isn’t it ironic

Rule by barrel of a gun

Isn’t it ironic

Now we’re all Palestinians

 

2 comments:

  1. Free, I enjoy your poetry immensely. It reminds me of this song, a new song that is coming out now. I love Rhymesayers Entertainment, they are a group of artists, mainly hip hop, out of Minneapolis, MN. Brother Ali lost his parents at 16. This man, an albino, found 'family in his adopted religion. (He is also part of the Rhymesayers Entertainment family)
    Hope you enjoy

    Brother Ali - Own Light (What Hearts Are For) [Official Video]
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04bp4bG6Zhk&feature=youtu.be

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    1. Thanks Pandora. Never hear much about my poems (although this one was an Alanis Morissette knock-off). Liked Brother Ali...good message.

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