What is the point of sacrifice,
when the crooks engage in vice?
And yet, you died for a cause,
they’ve scratched that with new laws!
The hypocrites do honor you,
of course, that’s nothing new.
They profit off your name,
the ones who have no shame.
You’re still a money maker,
and a mover and a shaker.
They’d back the ones who murdered you.
And claim what’s false is true.
You’ll always be a scapegoat,
so that we don’t rock the boat.
We can’t be radical and wild,
they tell us that was not your style.
We tout you out this time each year
And loudly clap and cheer.
They really don’t like your dream,
it had an inconvenient theme.
Shelby I. Courtland
©2014 Shelby I. Courtland
We are living the DREAM! NOT!!!!!!!