The Best Vodka

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The Best Vodka

Voting is the best vodka
negroes ever drank
Gave 'em equality liquor dreams,
had 'em thinking they're something that they ain't
At least not in the eyes
of non-polite alt right society
Their thinking is:
being crammed in the back of a bus,
getting shipped off to another war for democracy
is the proper place for negroes to be
Black sardines go well with vodka, don't you agree
C'est la vie
Voting is the best vodka
coloreds ever drank
Gave 'em hangover equality dreams,
had 'em believing they're something that they ain't
At least not in the minds
of polite leftist intellectual society
Their thinking is:
create paternalistic policies to keep 'em pacified,
while allowing  'em to sacrifice their lives
in another war for democracy
Then try their next social experiment guilt-free ...
the coloreds will, of course, thank them properly
Black test tubes are the best glasses
for drinking vodka, don't you agree
C'est la vie
I ain't never been much of a drinker,
much less have a taste for voting vodka
Those poor comrades of disillusionment and discontent,
still have black Russian fantasies,
of which crack pipe dreams are made of

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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  1. Date: 3/21/2017 1:59:00 PM
    Your words of superb imagery gently take the reader to a private place in your heart and we feel welcome. I am captured by the images so skillfully developed by the author and the passion of the words move me. Your words burn within our hearts and your pain comes alive, filling us with such overpowering emotions that we share your pain. Emile. #7

  1. Date: 3/21/2017 3:48:00 AM
    It is always a pleasure to read your well penned poetry, Freddie. T.J

  1. Date: 3/21/2017 3:37:00 AM
    I am glad you are feeling better Freddie, so I can read your beautiful poetry again. Vodka... I only liked it with orange juice. But indeed. When and where is justice?

  1. Date: 3/20/2017 4:22:00 PM
    I like my vodka with justice Freddie...but voting is a right that cost blood and tears..The wheels of justice turn slow but don't give up your vodka.. Powerful write..

  1. Date: 3/20/2017 2:14:00 PM
    Wow Freddie, vicious eloquence! Well done my friend. I salute you with a seven. xomo!

  1. Date: 3/20/2017 1:16:00 PM
    You wrote quite an interesting poem on those who drank vodka. Personally I prefer wine. To each his own, as the saying goes. Still a great poem even if the situation these poor people found themselves is sad.

  1. Date: 3/20/2017 9:56:00 AM
    Love your style!

  1. Date: 3/20/2017 9:08:00 AM
    Bold penetrating work Freddie. Beyond mere poetry. g

    v. Avatar george v.
    Date: 3/20/2017 6:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Freddie btw as far as vodka, I like Luksusowa (means luxurious) a polish potato vodka. Take care!
    Robinson Jr. Avatar Freddie Robinson Jr.
    Date: 3/20/2017 9:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ty, George. Your insightful comments are always appreciated. Love always.