Hesitate to Say

(From Writer’s Digest Wednesday Poetry Prompt 323, and something of a gripe from this last weekend)

I hesitate to bring this up for fear of what they’ll say.
Saturday’s Christian festival—how I’m glad they went away!
Thousands gathered at fairground near for their concerts about God,
But in my yard naught else was heard, only talk with smile and nod.
Can’t they at least consider us, those of the community?
Rather than dividing us, promote neighborhood unity.
I care not if they gather there. They can have their joyful song.
But let me talk without screaming. I chose not to go along.


One thought on “Hesitate to Say

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s