Evil dons a political mask, puppetry performed with carefully construed phrases, public favour swayed… and as a final ruse deploys duplicitous vestments declaring divinity onboard.
This breach – this ever-widening gap fear induced pits us against them as if humanity can be divided salvation a selective process. We need a
Caught relaxing – ignorant sleep, treacherous faith beneath security salvation preyed upon, skin-crawling danger support ill-gotten rescuer threatening outcome beastly misunderstood I am off-work, harassed
Outward facing – contrived effort – composure checked, face appropriately presented. I turn away – internal chaos clouding – lacking resources for social banter Wolves
Temporarily encamped in enemy territory, a confidante, observer, practicing external camouflage – a dangerous game. Am witness to hatred – the deep-seated, ‘us’ vs ‘them’
Suspended animation – apt descriptor for a culture mesmerized by screens, distractions altering perspectives – how few the non-adherents, whose focus remains firmly forward facing.