Unsolicited Advice to a young American Jew

(Here's a new series, poetic responses. Some are song ideas, some just free verse. This was inspired by Bernie Saunders citizenship being questioned simply because he's a Jew.)


Unsolicited Advice to a young American Jew

When you’re better off rich and guilty than innocent and poor
Then it’s time to go

When they pass laws that directs who you can or cannot marry
Then it’s time to go

When terrible ideas about race and immigration are considered mainstream
Then it’s time to go

When the goyim no longer value art and culture, not even their own
Then it’s time to go

When they say that protecting a paycheck trumps clean drinking water
Then it’s time to go

When ignorance and stupidity are routinely rewarded and violence is celebrated
Then it’s time to go

When you’re forced to explain your stance on Eretz Yirsroel
Then it’s time to go           

When the privileged begin to  portray themselves as real victims
Then it’s time to go

When sexism is so deeply ingrained in culture, that you almost forgot to mention it
Then it’s time to go

When you’re the racist whenever you correctly identify racism
Then it’s time to go

Either pack and expatriate, or register and vote, either way
It’s time to go