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Broken Or Dead
by pat medlin

Monday, September 10, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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i watch and hear washington diluting and divertingd our attention from the stunning significance of that day and what should have been an awakening to the very real islamic threat we face. political correctness will bring us to our knees. obama unabashedly lays it before us


We stand back in silence

as our credo dilutes...

ruptured into putrid pieces of deceit

by tongues that are forked.

We watched in petrified horror

yet no awakening

as our innocence smashed to the ground

on the flaming backs

of those who chose to leap.

We listen as the enemy is falsley labeled

the dog is being wagged

and diversions planted.

We sit in politically correct

self-inflicted bondage

as guilt shovels are offered

to masks of kindness and peace

to pierce and claim our hallowed ground

for islam...

whose credo is

'broken or dead'.





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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 9/13/2012
That's why I am an engineer and a poet… So I don't have to be politically correct. Someone has to to do it––follow the dirty work and dispatch it.

Reviewed by D. Vaineo 9/12/2012
Pat, We as Americans have seen our country
as the strongest,most powerful and
respected country in the world and what
we are today with the leadership we have
which is no leadership at all...your poem
says it all!

Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 9/11/2012
not one ounce of any of it is fair.
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 9/11/2012
There lives bold ernesty in these lines. What is poetry for, if not for condensing what we see and feel into words that deliver that exact amount of passion. ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 9/11/2012
deep and escellently penned
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci 9/10/2012
We need a revolution, I swear! I'm in!!

Love ya!

Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 9/10/2012
Pat ~
Splendid words to a heartbroken country..may we speak now
and not stand silently.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Joy Hale 9/10/2012
Powerful words that describe the inner turmoil you feel about the evil inner workings of todays America. I couldn't agree more! Excellent offering written from a deep place in your heart. Five stars!

Joy L. Hale
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 9/10/2012
Yep, Pat, I was hip to the guy from day one. All it took for me was his middle name. I wasn't wrong either. America is insane.

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