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How Dare You? | Peter Matthews
Posted on December 7, 2020 by sammicoxwriter
I wrote this as a social commentary on the modern phenomenon of X feeling that their opinion is the only one that matters. It seems that no-one has the right to disagree, debate, discuss, or do anything other than accept that X is right and has the absolute right to have everyone else accept that opinion. You can choose your own X!
HOW DARE YOU?
I really am very offended
that you will not think as I do
My opinion’s the one that should matter
why should anyone listen to you
All that you say is just rubbish
it’s plain you are just a buffoon
If the men in white coats do not know yet
be assured that they will very soon
I’m reporting you now to the agents
who police all these matters of state
I’m sure they’ll agree with the things that I say
that your mind is just twisted with hate
And if I can’t prove that you’re evil
I’ll just make up stories that tell
you are obviously wrong in all that you think
and you’ll surely be going to hell
I’ll laugh as they take you to prison
and make sure your family go too
You will ne’er again make that silly mistake
of not thinking the way that I do!