Roz Kaveney (rozk) wrote,
Roz Kaveney
rozk

AGAIN

FOR JO COX

How did we get to here? We know full well
Each step along the way? Each curse each blow
Each shame unblushed for. This is how we go
Step stumble down the broad clear path to Hell.

Intending badly. Wanting others' death
Or just not caring that we save their life.
He shouted killed her with a gun or knife
So many drowned. We could have saved their breath.

She tried to. Never frightened to offend
The selfish hating put one country first
Above who starve bleed sweat and die of thirst.
Who pleased appeased still never sated. Friend

Remember her. She did much. Just enough
To die for decent kind and basic stuff.
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