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Strong Medicine

In the house a monster grows.
Dissension seethes unchecked,
this house divided stands alone.

The strongest rule, the rest beaten,  submit,
hopelessly pay homage, for now.
The young, attention is speculative
in hope of increasing dominance.
Strength through numbers, majority rule.

Know those who now rule will again be replaced,
they sulk, awaiting their turn.
Until then, they will pretend and play their game.
A country suffers, new fighting begins,
parlay and banter are not our friends,
The people the victim once again.

Strong medicine needed to bring this monster its end.
This two party system is destroying from within.

Copyright © Mac McGovern

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  1. Date: 9/25/2010 6:10:00 PM
    you betcha Mac and that's just a start.

  1. Date: 7/29/2010 8:44:00 AM
    Mac your sweet and precious comments to me on my writing really encourages and uplifts one to a degree of creativity still to conquer.. words really just flow from me especially when a contest is posted... its automatic in me and the words come from a higher place .. they are enhanced as I grow in my life... its nice to have a fellow poet and peer appreciate my work as much as u compliment me on my ooetry.. may we both continue to share and grow in creativity.. thankxxx ...with luv..

  1. Date: 7/28/2010 11:41:00 PM
    Amen to that Mac. One side is in the other side is out, and the game of white hat and black hat is played back and forth. Thanks for your gracious comment, they are important to me. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 7/28/2010 4:25:00 PM
    Very sharp expressions on the present day state of affairs, Mac.

  1. Date: 7/28/2010 2:40:00 PM
    Your first verse is a strong intro to the entire poem Mac... and where have u been my friend? u are sorely missed on Soup when gone... and am happy to see this post... if for any contest ...good luck... enjoyed reading a very creative write.. my friend...