“I Believe in Uncle Sam” a poem by the Bard of Murdock

Posted on January 6, 2013


It’s Sunday and today’s poem by The Bard of Murdock reflects on the goodness of our nanny government thanks to our generous taxpayers. The Bard published this poem originally on Saturday, January 5, 2013. Please be sure to read the article linked by the Bard before reading the poem.


I Believe in Uncle Sam

Oh every year on Christmas Eve
I climb into my bed,
And dream of gifts I know will come
From Santa and his sled.
For Santa brings me this and that,
And other things for free.
So I believe in Santa Claus
And what he does for me.
The Easter Bunny does the same
With malted eggs and sweets.
So I believe he must exist
To furnish me with treats.
My Uncle Sam is kinder still,
And not just once a year!
By magic, every single month,
He makes a check appear.
So I believe in Uncle Sam,
With faith that’s tried and true,
And stronger when the things I get
Were lately owned by you.


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My goal is to produce poetical cartoons. I try to use metaphors and caricatures (or a politician’s own words) to address complex political and social situations. In this way, I sum up current events in humorous verse.
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