Did you search for days on end to find the perfect home
for your mother, or offer her your own?
Did you think to allow a perfect home to find your child,
or was that too inconvenient?
Did you think your stand against owning a gun would
prevent the criminal from using his against you?
Did you trust the politician to care about your needs
when you had no access to his pocket?
Did you accept said politician taking over any part of your life
had anything to do with your welfare?
Did you believe bowing to another’s demands would make them
more inclined to respect yours?
Did you aspire to be morally superior by refusing to judge
another’s lack of a moral compass?
Did you imagine your opposition to those men kissing would change
the way they felt about each other?