Description: I've been wishing it was the old days, like the time of The Donna Reed show when children were taught morals and ethics and especially integrity. Integrity is a word that so many do not even know the meaning of. If this is the case with you, I blame your parents and teachers...it basically means doing the RIGHT thing when no one is looking. I'm also still bitter about being denied any medical assistance because I make too much unemployment...which may I add doesn't even cover the cost of my medications.
Integrity Is Dead -------------------------------------------
What do we do when we walk out those doors?
Keep our heads down with eyes to the floor
Beauty passes by that we choose to ignore
So stuck in our bruises and intentional sores
Neighbors walk by that don't bother to say Hi
Heads turn away from a child who cries
Abandonment in the center of every goodbye
Honesty spoken in the form of more lies
Generation obsessed with their own reflection
Kids home alone with video game protection
Not enough choices to make a selection
Not that it matters with a rigged-up election (Bush)
Bills piled so high, they threaten to fall
While welfare clients can still shop at the mall
Your feet may be grounded but you continue to fall
The only real comfort when you're curled in a ball
Law-abiding citizens can't get a break
Injured on the job leaves everything at stake
Loop-holes in the system for the greedy to fake
While the needy begs for change for meds to take
What happened to the times when people cared?
When integrity was born naked and bare
The good are now zombies with an empty stare
Freedom isn't free and nothing is fair
This piece takes a simple idea and really runs with it. Not that I agree with all of the points, I definitely appreciate the way the ideas were represented. Overall, This is a very intelligent and enlightening piece. Keep Writing. Drop by sometime and comment some of my work.