We Didn’t Start The Fire

It’s the first of the month again 🙂 This month’s poem isn’t a poem – it’s a song. In 2020 I rewrote Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start The Fire” and updated it to reflect on everything happening that year. Enjoy

Obama Gate, Bunker Boy, Kim Jong Un, fake death ploy

Trump’s Impeachment, Boris Johnson, Covid Quarantine

Bernie Saunders, Justin Trudeau, Britain’s Brexit, 

Global Warming, Black Lives Matter, Murder of Epstein 

Elon Musk, Space X, Eat the Rich, anti-vax

Bezos a trillionaire there’s recession ev’rywhere

Antifa terrorists – how do you believe all this?

New Dimension, Time flows backward, 2020s absurd

We didn’t start the fire

Australia’s burning

Just blame global warming

We didn’t start the fire

No we didn’t light it

But we tried to fight it

John Boyega, Brutal cops, Putin and Election Fraud 

Kids in Cages, Trump tweets garbage, National Guard

Biden, Obama, Clinton’s email drama

Hong Kong riots, UFOs confirmed 

Marvel, Endgame, X E A 12’s a name

Ben and Jerry’s, Skywalker, Karen wants a manager

Trans rights, Keep The T, J K Rowling, bigotry 

Palestine, Israel, whole world’s gone to Hell

We didn’t start the fire

Australia’s burning

Just blame global warming

We didn’t start the fire

No we didn’t light it

But we tried to fight it

Kpop Stans, Jake Paul loots, Revolution, some lick boots 

Space force, Pepper spray, we playing jumanji?

Tiger King, Nature’s broke, Steve Irwin’s not a joke

Monkeys steal covid tests, murder hornets do the rest

Witches, Amish, Spiderman, who wrote this?

Hitler Youth, Fascism, try denying racism

Me too, Weinstein jailed, capitalism has now failed

Justin Bieber, oh no, Lennon’s Imagine though 

We didn’t start the fire

Australia’s burning

Just blame global warming

We didn’t start the fire

No we didn’t light it

But we tried to fight it

Birds of Prey, NASA, clean air, without a car

Many die, FAKE NEWS, Trump’s numbers show great views

Who drank sarcophagus juice? How did that tiger get loose?

Batman, poser, just a cosplay loser

Drone strikes, babygate, thousands die cause lockdowns late

Cannibal super rats, stormtrooper cop’s Nazi tats 

We didn’t start the fire

Australia’s burning

Just blame global warming

We didn’t start the fire

No we didn’t light it

But we tried to fight it

Gay marriage, abortion, incestuous president  

Tear gas, church square, photoshoot, I swear

Puerto Rico Guillotine, gov bails out the airlines

Suleimani of Iran, USA Afghanistan 

War on Drugs, Legal weed, social media content feed

Facebook bots, landlords suck, ah cab, donald duck 

Avocado toast, awww, New York’s under martial law

Ocean plastic, melting ice, world can’t take it anymore

We didn’t start the fire

Australia’s burning

Just blame global warming

We didn’t start the fire

No we didn’t light it

But when we are gone

Will it still burn on, and on, and on, and on

We didn’t start the fire

Australia’s  burning

Just blame global warming

We didn’t start the fire

No we didn’t light it

But we tried to fight it

We didn’t start the fire

Australia’s burning

Just blame global warming

We didn’t start the fire

No we didn’t light it

But we tried to fight it

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