Keeping Them Down


Keeping Them Down
by Ben Nardolilli 

well, pass this message on
if we hit

will explain how simple
this plan is 

if we boycott
we can keep them down,
pass the oil prices back 

without hurting ourselves
we can make
a force 

by now
you’re probably thinking
you’re tired of me 

on our cars, acting
which now are one 

keep reading down
some intelligent united
impact awaits                             

this can really
hit close to
this point 

I hear we are literally millions
but than again
nations have conditioned us

Ben Nardolilli currently lives in New York City. His work has appeared in Perigee Magazine, Red Fez, Danse Macabre, The 22 Magazine, Quail Bell Magazine, Elimae, fwriction, Inwood Indiana, Pear Noir, The Minetta Review, and Yes Poetry. He blogs at and is looking to publish a novel.

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