Stop Talking

We kept saying, “Speak 
truth to power,” 
and eventually they said, 
“Truth doesn’t matter.”

We kept saying, “Money
can’t buy happiness,” 
and eventually they said,
“You’re right,” and simply took ours.

We kept saying, “Not 
special rights, but equal rights,”
and eventually they laughed 
all rights into a bucket and kicked it.

When will we see
all the problems that come
from talking to them 
in the first place?


About Tony Brown

A poet with a history in slam, lots of publications; my personal poetry and a little bit of daily life and opinions. Read the page called "About..." for the details. View all posts by Tony Brown

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