Whistlin’ Bridge

There are those who say time’s steady march

As written on the marble arch

Should dictate every footstep with one drum

Persuasion’s not their strongest suit

and no one’s calling them astute

The price you pay for always being glum


Now this round we’ve been dealt a card

That’s furrowing their brows real hard

They bid when dealt a hand they should have dumped

In four years’ time they’ll try again

To fool us into “Let’s Pretend”

But ’til that time, their every card is Trumped


There they are out on the hill

with their wagons circled still

Screaming epithets at those who dare to stand

But a life spent on your knees

Isn’t freedom, wisdom sees

That it’s time to take your feet and lend a hand


As we rise to this new challenge, many naysayers abound

If they don’t bleed stars and stripes, well then I don’t want them around

This Northern Son’s removed by generations, fair and true

But when a tyrant cuts me, I still bleed red, white and blue.




About davidiclineage

Third David down from Absalom Purchase (a Stranger on the Rock) across seven generations. Distaff line Love through mother, Christine. Get it? It took me a while before I did.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s