Today Is: Tuesday, August 04, 2020 12:22 PM. Our Topic of the Week: Unity

Check our Help area first!

Comments? Suggestions?

Contact us now!

We like hearing feedback from members on how to improve the site!

Author Name: FreeLordofShadows 2 Comments
Date Added: November 07, 2006 23:11:10 Average Score: (Needs 2)
Views This Week
Members: 0
Unique Members: 0
Guests: 440
Total Views
Members: 12
Unique Members: 9
Guests: 1584

Type: Unspecified
Category: Patriotic Add To Favorites | Text Only
Voting day Nov. 7th 2006

I voted today

I feel proud

I did the research

I chose those I most agreed with

Voted against some amendments that I felt were wrong

And for some I thought were just.  

I exercised my right as a citizen of this bright land

To have my voice heard

What little voice I have


Did you vote today?

You and I may not agree

But did you vote today?

I didnít ask who you voted for

Or what buttons did you push

I asked the simple question

Did or did you not vote this election day?


If you did Iím proud of you

Itís your right and your duty

To stand up and be counted

Even if we voted for completely different things

Both of us can stand tall

For WE voted for what We believe in


For those who did not vote this day

For shame, for shame, shame on you

I bet you have an opinion or two

On what is happening in this country

Why would you keep your voice silent?

Why allow others to decide your fate?


Now those who voted, if things do not go your way

And the country seems to go the way youíd rather not

You have earned the right to complain

To rail against what our elected officials are doing

But those who kept their voices shut this day

Who did not vote and stayed away

You have no one to blame but your self

You let others choose the path

They took the helm when you folded your hands

If the boat crashes because of them

It was your choice to not be heard.

I donít want to hear your whining

How terrible things are

Just remember this next time 
So raise your voice and Vote!
Author's Notes:
:) I voted! I love the new electronic ballot! I can actually read it with out having to bend over so near it! Sweet. Even if we voted for comepletely different sides.......i still say good for you!
For those who didnt vote.......dont complain when things go bad. You didnt vote. Thats your fault. I was late for work so I could vote. So dont tell me you had no time.
Report Offensive Poem.

'Voting day Nov. 7th 2006' Copyright © The Mystic Poet
Copyright is property of the above author or group. Reproduction in whole or in part is strictly prohibited.
Click here if you feel this poem is in violation of a copyright.
Click here to send this poem to someone!

Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on November 8, 2006 03:13:14 PM Report
I agree with you..I have no patience with people who gripe about government but don't bother to vote.  Maybe Rumsfield can run for dog catcher in his home town now, eh?...:O)...yer pal, len
Comment By: FreeHannah Mae on November 8, 2006 12:10:22 AM Report
sweet! score for the griping masses!!




Check for Announcements.
on our Home page!

User poems are sometimes graced by images and textures stored on our site
courtesy of, Sandy Hradil, and Sherri Emily.

Welcome, Guest!

Become part of our
friendly community
of on-line writers!

Join today!
Forget Username or Password?

Members On Line: 0
Guests On Line: 36
Members in Chat: 0

Happy Birthday

John Armlovich (32)
REGAN (46)

We Thank You!

For your donations
and subscriptions!
P.O. Box 7931
The Woodlands, TX 77387

Copyright © 2003-2017  All Rights Reserved. Use of this site is subject to certain
Terms of Service rules which constitute a legal agreement between you and
By providing links to other sites, neither approves of, endorses, or gurantees
any information, opinions, or products found on those sites. Users follow links at their own risk.