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With apologies to Elvis

I gave my ballot to the postman / He put it in his sack

But then the man with the orange hair / Said you can’t vote while Black

He wrote upon it

Return to sender / Registration unknown

No such voter / No-vote zone

We had a pandemic / He failed at that

I write “You’re fired!” but my ballot keeps coming back

So then I took it to the post office / Machines were broken down

The postmaster general said / Can’t mail votes in this town

He wrote upon it

Return to sender / Registration unknown

No such voter / No-vote zone

This time I took the ballot myself / Down to my polling place

Where I found, to shock and dismay / Just an empty space

They wrote upon it

No people power / Democracy unknown

No such voters / No-vote zone

Southern U.S. states have closed 1,200 polling places in recent years: rights group

Postmaster General Says ‘No, I Will Not’ Put Mail Sorting Machines Back