Kenneth R. Jenkins Good Poems
- 1. Double Standard
Get your knee off my neck...
And while you doing injustice
While not breathing and in a wreck
- 2. Sister Girl
to Tice, Sherry, Pat, Simone, Marieta and Ms Queen
Girls to the end
No matter what
- 3. The Common Man
to Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen
The common man gets up in the morning
To work in. order to feed his family,
- 4. We Interrupt This Program.....
Good evening Mr. and Miss America,
We interrupt your lives for the following foolishness that's in your hearing!
Your president has just ordered our young men to go to war.
Mothers are in prayer but not so much fearing
- 5. 00:13: Train Ride Inspiration
The night train moves
Quickly in the night's air
And the noise from the train
Keeps a steady beat lugging home.
- 6. Sunday Shoes
Can you walk a mile
In my Sunday shoes?
Go to places I've been long and wide
Or some places you'll pay your dues?