The world is my country, all mankind my brethren and to do good is my religion
The ambition is solitary
World domination is not the goal
Is happiness enough to fulfill?
My calm is my sanctuary
Country walks fill an important role
All creatures great and small matter still
Mankind is evolutionary
Are we able to display control?
My fear is that we won’t know until
Brethren and sistren may be wary
And we wonder what we can do as a whole
To cover the planet in goodwill
Do good until it’s involuntary
Good until we all emerge a whole
Is this a struggle that’s all uphill?
My trust is in all of existence
Religion is peace with persistence.
(A Bumper Sticker Poem)
Bumper Sticker Poems – a form I created, inspired by cento and golden shovel poetry, with the following guidelines:
- Using a bumper sticker as inspiration use the words in the bumper sticker as the first word in each line of the poem
- The theme of the poem may or may not have anything to do with the message of the sticker
- Title should be the words of the bumper sticker
- Should be rhymed
- 9 syllable lines
- Number of lines depends on number of words on the bumper sticker