Take Back The Power, written by Paul Anthony Obey at Spillwords.com

Take Back The Power

Take Back The Power

written by: Paul Anthony Obey



Since the dawn of all time, from the cradle of life,
We have fought for great power and position,
We have flirted with enemies and made them our wife,
Sown much seed, fostered anger and division,

Waged war, staged war, murdered most of them by proxy,
Not let them think we take power by force,
Rewrite history, spin the truth, forget shame eagerly,
Our democracy and laws better than yours,

We breed the weak to agree with our treason,
Change governments and societies to our will,
Look back at achievement with the fondness of reason,
We ironically hero worship the kill,

Now lower our voices as we again learn to war,
With our hoards, our straight true, ever brave,
Reclaim rights, taken back from all those we abhor,
Last chance apology before it’s taken to the grave.

Paul Anthony Obey

Paul Anthony Obey

The author, Paul Anthony Obey, born in 1970, is working class, brought up in a working class family and has raised a working class family. Married to a proud New Zealander, Nicola, they live in the North West of England and share 4 children; Ryan, Hayley, Bethany and Seth, one of each from both.

Paul has worked within the Social Housing environment for all his adult life in one guise or another, but has recently decided to write full time to share a view and hopefully inspire reaction in others to take another look at life, beyond the confines of self, question the generally accepted truth and make the World a better place for everyone. One step at a time!

My work is dedicated to all of those who believe in what I am trying to do and to some of those who don’t yet get it.
Paul Anthony Obey

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