divided we fall

divided we fall

politician create the wedge
with ignorance
with fear
with religion

divided we fail

corporations split us
but not their profits
for “the poor will always be with you”
thank, god
someone has to give unto caesar


Paul Cech has been writing poetry since 1970. Several of his poems have been published as Saturday Poems in the Pittsburgh- Post Gazette and the Thomas Merton Center of Pittsburgh has published several of his poems in NewPeople. Read other articles by Paul.