Poetry on Odyssey: Grieve With Us
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Poetry on Odyssey: Grieve With Us

In absence of leadership, a poem was born

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Grave marker with the word "Mama"
M. Slighte

Numbers climb.

A man whose sunken pits

Where eyes should be

Really Really needs to prepare a more elocutious vocabulary

To pretend to show some empathy.

Or

Even

To scrape up a pittance

of artificial sympathetic expression

To gift a grieving nation

A nation losing its grandparents

A nation who lost any semblance of leadership long ago.

Grieve with us, oh man with sunken pits for eyes,

Whose soul was sacrificed long ago,

Grieve with us, you bloody cheeto!



(This poem is a draft and will be worked and expanded. Thanks for reading).

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