A Better World

A Better World

A Poem by Leslie Philibert

pop poetry


China will be declared part of the Peoples Republic of Tibet ; Somalia will send
food parcels to the Swiss and the Mexicans will build a fence to prevent illegal
immigration from the United States.There will be a Queen in Saudia Arabia and
P***y Riot will be elected to the Duma. The Taliban will build a church in Kabul
and invite the Pope and his wife to open it. Fast food will slow down ; the Israelis
will paint their nuclear weapons gay pink and ship them to Iran , North Korea will
be renamed Happyville.A clown will be named President of the World Bank and
North Africa wll accept refugees from Europe.

Facebook will discover that friends are real people,my sons might understand that
my car needs petrol and my wife will stop buying shoes.

And if you thought that poetry can`t change anything, you are right.
But it`s worth a try, isn`t it ?

© 2013 Leslie Philibert

Author's Note

Leslie Philibert
an old poem that I hope will be looked at again...

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thought provoking and VERY funny. I enjoyed the read quite a lot.

Posted 3 Years Ago

Umm ... Sounds very interesting! I`m surprised to see how a writer can go in so deep with words ---- transferring his feelings into the poem! Great ~~ I loved this .. you`ve really got some talent of writing. I`m going to look forward to reading your stuffs!

Posted 3 Years Ago

Absolutely... except for the shoes bit. That's just crazy.

Posted 3 Years Ago

nicely written :D good humour (Y)

Posted 3 Years Ago

I really liked this one. You are quite the thoughtful and clever writer.

Posted 3 Years Ago

loved absolutely everything about this rosey pink colored glass of heaven !!


Posted 3 Years Ago

I can't stop smiling, loved the gay pink nuke for iran....marvelous pure wit and sharp write, with twist of humor:!

Posted 4 Years Ago

This is great! The juxtapositions or untruths were oddly thrilling. Loved the sons realizing the car needs petrol, having four grown children myself. :) Words can change the world and why not start with a simple wish. Even trying to see these things is a start. I really like it.

Posted 4 Years Ago

haha! "my wife will stop buying shoes" killed me. Hilarious.

Posted 4 Years Ago

This had me laughing my arse off! Thanks for the entertaining read. :D

Posted 4 Years Ago

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Added on November 3, 2012
Last Updated on August 20, 2013


Leslie Philibert
Leslie Philibert

Bavaria, Germany

I`m not important. I just want to write a couple of good poems. Just read what I write. That`s enough. more..


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