We have a hundred brands of bubblegum
In the shops that line our streets.
We have thirty-five flavors of potato chips
For those with waistlines to increase.
We have cars and trucks of every size
To set our hearts aglow.
We have numerous streaming options
To watch our favorite shows.
We produce videos to show our many friends
When a sibling hurts themselves at play.
We have a myriad of schools and colleges
To rack up a debt we'll never pay.
We have a lifestyle to make the Angels cry
And instill in them a dose of Earthly pain.
We have more coffee shops than you can count
With caffeine to soak our shrinking brains.
We have such arrogance and hubris
To cause our neighbors fear and dread.
And we all have to possess an extra phone
Because we like the color red.
So with our Nation blessed with such abundance...
I have to question why
The very simple act of forgiveness
Remains in short supply?
Copyright © David McHattie | Year Posted 2021
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