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Come Home - An Ode To Our Founders And Ron Paul

COME HOME
By Jordan Lapides

Gathered ‘round eternal light.
Our Fathers reminisced.
Of Battle cries, of victories won.
To bring the agelessness.

Of freedom to all living men.
A Constitution forged.
Of shackles loosed by virtues heart.
A nation had been born.

Although our Fathers made their mark.
And freedom won the day.
Like dark sands through an hour glass.
Their child lost it’s way.

Adams wept, Thomas cried.
None could still their mourning.
The child seduced by blackened hearts.
Failed heed the Father’s warnings.

Franklin grieved and George bemoaned.
Patrick Henry sought in vain.
The Constitution child, who for a while.
Ner erred the path ‘twas lain.

“Too long, too long” cried Madison.
The child will not keep.
As decades roll, the wayward heart.
In darkness dwells more deep.

For sure as time doth march ahead.
The taste of death arrives.
We must ensure the safe return.
Lest the child not survive.

Come home, the home we built for you.
Your freedoms and your rights.
The Constitution you once loved.
For your return awaits.

But who is there to guide the child.
Be sure his safe return.
And who is there to teach the child.
The path he once had learned.

I know of one, as one of us.
Who hears the child’s call.
Attempts to rescue day by day.
The one known as Ron Paul.

Take heed the guide of Dr. Paul.
Let this child no more roam.
For in the Constitution’s arm’s.
Our dear child, welcome home.




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Sum of the whole?

It is beautiful and touching, and as long as we're critique-ing here: personally, each line was grammatically correct~a meditation unto itself. Evolving into the next. To create the whole. Not necessarily an eecummings stream-of-consciousness style of writing tho~boy, that was fun! Seriously, very moving.

Beautiful And Touching

Very Inspiring. We need more like this.

As for Omnis comment below...just for the record, the periods at the end of each line are not only fully acceptable..they are considered standard in most forms of prose like this, even though it makes no grammatical sense.
If you really want offbeat english and punctuation try reading the poet E. E. Cummings !

Periods

Great poem, but the lines need to be punctuated correctly.

Lose the periods.
At the end.
Of every line.

The founders

I am so greatful to the founders for leaving us a path to follow! And follow we will! Live free or die!

Very moving. Thanks. I

Very moving. Thanks.

I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people to whom it properly belongs.
Thomas Jefferson

“It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds”
-Sam Adams