What the Hell is Going On?

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  No Houses
I ready don't understand

Submitted: June 06, 2016

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I look around, but I don't see...the familiar, the tried-and-true,

the steady grip of what used to pass for given, in the red, white, and blue.

When did we become so afraid, so angry, so unfeeling?

I want to scream, "what the hell is going on?", but my mind is reeling.

Strangers on T.V. shouting 'send them back!'--turning away compassion.

'Build a wall!' is yelled--view outsiders and insiders with angry suspicion.

Excuse me, but this is nothing like what I thought we stood for,

a fair chance, a helping hand, and an open, not a closed door.

 


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