Where are We Going?
The Red White and Blue
a country we all once knew.
English was our language,
but now it's about to vanish
Some thought the streets were
paved in gold, but today they
are just one big pothole.
Our cities once a beautiful site
today a place of crime and
Our jails are bursting at the seams,
and our politicians are slowly killing
the American dream.
Who's to blame…
hell it's a shell game.
The economy has gone South
and jobs are few and far between
and people are become hungry,
angry and mean.
Young men and women march off to war,
and some of us wonder what it's all for.
Death and destruction and more taxes
The churches are near empty and the
preachers and teachers have been
The truth is now politically incorrect,
and people who speak it may lose
more than just respect.
Times have changed and things as we
once knew them will never be the same,
but despair not for life's full of surprises
and hopefully someday we shall see a
Jackie r. Kays
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