Disillusioned

How did this chasm,this canyon of liesbecome our normal? Facts, once the swordof intellect, redundant –we fight with hyperbole Voices raised, egos puffed –I long for calm, doubtwe have the wherewithalto bridge the divide. (Image my own)

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Uncertain Times

Like living in the shadowof a volcano, each complacencyshaken by treacherous rumbles While some seek equalityothers chew on bitter lackand who profits when tempers succumb tothe hot lava of anarchy? (Tuesdays, I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson. Image my own.)

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After the Storm

Silent aftermathsanctity violatednuance exploded –Will democracy endure?What grows beneath the ashes? (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknuston. Image my own.)

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Gobsmacked

Remaining silhouetteof a leader –hero was expected –instead, hit with quirkiness Unaffected by indifferenceaccepting his alibishis ego bloodies we remain strangers Ride alongas hive buzzes lieshe sulks at refusalscommands attention Reputation shreddedstill holds appealgobsmacked intelligence –and so it goes on. (Image my own.)

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The Colour of Change

I crave orange –not the shade of deceitoozing in political corners I seek fiery tonesthe hues of transformationthe promise beyond this cocoon. (Image my own.)

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Hopeful In a Time of Confusion

Anticipate salvation – the stork master spews cryptic babble Is there hope to be had? Don’t speak forked-tongue cannot decipher the yarn Suspect time alone holds truth experience will betray the lies integrity winning out in the end. (Image mine)

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Write Me an Ending

Ego fiercely defends status quo, perceives movement as predator Soul craves peace, provoked by the illusion division the public glide How do we manage when progress, stripped bare displaces understanding? Alone, I cycle through these observations encounter jammed passages Dismayed by deviancy messages aimed to exploit the vulnerable naked and blind. (For Eugi’s Causerie weekly […]

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Syntax

Behind the veil of political maelstrom lies a modicum of humanity Or, is it humanity is belied behind a maelstrom of lies, politics always falling short?

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In Dreams, She Awakens

I dream of a woman Mother-centred grey-haired essence oozing strength – a vessel, rain focused decoding political lies. Leaders are locked targeting anxiety selective stances patriarchal bedmates ending unsafe Rioters blow up martyr consciousness metamorphosis in throngs chemicals insignificant when innocence ignored temples violated. What is next? A future gatekeeper spouting personal freedom recalling pleas, […]

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Lacking Authority

Cynical of authority – a dubious task force – Democracy’s fairytale under siege Stalking wealth expending the vulnerable This class of clowns is COVID revealed. (Image mine.)

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