Ode to the State

Ode to the State


Ode to the love

and to the hate


Ode to the world

that we make


To the skies of gray

to the dirt of black


We have come too far

there is no turning back


To the war at hand

the violence in our cities


Do we prosper?

or do we pity?


There is hate in the streets

and no outstanding crimes


Where are we now?

we are lost with the times


Ode to free

Ode to the brave


Ode to the world

where no one is left to save

This poem is about: 
My community
My country
Our world


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