The Right to Remain Silent

     I promised this one to a friend of mine. A politically conservative, American patriot, who has some very real concerns, about the direction our nation is being led. I find I share a lot of the same worries.

The Right to Remain Silent

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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