The Wild West

Two entities talking
Then stopping,
No compromise
By leaders unwise.
A mental shutdown
Played like a showdown
Upon the world stage –
America, acting her age.
A young, spoiled country
Still needs to be set free.

Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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"A lonely craftsman putting one word after another."
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10 Responses to The Wild West

  1. That about sums it up! You captured it in a nutshell, so to speak!!
    Another terrific and spot-on poem Shainbird!!!! If I had 10 thumbs, they’d all be pointing up!

  2. Cubby says:

    Sounds like you really hit the mark. Excellent concise and powerful poem.

  3. C.K. Hope says:

    Perfectly done. The “America, acting her age” line is my favorite!

  4. Bastet says:

    Lovely poem, I’ve just gotten flashes of the most recent crisis…but must admit the image “a yound spoiled country” seems to fit the bill quite nicely. Great job.

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