The Right to Remain Silent

    

        TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: 

 

    Don’t speak to me,

about your rights,

if you sneak through,

the fence at night.

   

    Or cross the border,

in a van,

driven by,

the greedy man.

   

    Or if you sail,

on board a raft,

or pay your way,

with bribe or graft.

   

    You cannot steal,

what’s given free,

to those,

who do it, properly.

    

    The only right,

you have, I see,

is the right to leave,

so please, feel free.

   

    Then if, and when,

you should come back,

with legal papers,

in your pack.

   

    Then, I will listen,

to your speech,

about your rights,

all and each.

 

Jack Downing

June 2009

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Hearth and Health are wonderful things and if you're without either such sorrow that brings So I cannot express enough thanks to my Lord and to my family and friends for the support you afford! ~Jack Downing~
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2 Responses to The Right to Remain Silent

  1. Sean says:

    Preach on Unc!

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