Dark Embrace

Shaitan embraced our country in adamantine grip.
Cabal who are in power, entrenched so very deep.
Boot on the neck of the nation, and grin from ear to ear.
Do as they wish, disdain us, of laws they have no fear.
Democracy illusion, handful of dust in eyes,
Obscure the truth and blind us, to where true evil lies.
Deceive and sow confusion, to sever ties that bind.
This curse so cunningly spreading, ensnaring trusting minds.
Demoralized, recruited, the young that had been dumbed,
Schooled in debased perversions, oh Sodom would've blushed.

Naive were purposefully guided, self loathing was induced,
Under the guise of progress this sickness introduced.
Deluded stay deluded, eyes shut and egos soothed,
And no amount of prodding will help them see the truth.
This darkness weaved its tendrils through fabric of our land.
Corrupted corrupt the children with stealth and underhand.

Weave plots on secret islands, like spiders on their web,
At the heart of moral and holy, they do so gladly stab.
Incompetence rewarded, accomplishment chastised.
Machine's contempt for goodness, no longer is disguised.
Malefactors plan our downfall, swung open the frontier doors.
Integrity of the nation and security is no more.
Soul poisons, by train loads, are flooding into the streets,
Covetous, compromised ruling class, complicit, this permits.
Some walls must be brought down, yet others scaled up,
Our borders must be guarded, keep interlopers out.

Debased ideals exported, to other lands beyond.
The few who dare oppose this, are crushed by the armored hand.
Our children are the muscle that wicked eagerly flexed,
As veterans are crippled, worse, in metal coffins shipped.
Machines of war are costly, so citizens are robbed.
Obscene amounts get siphoned, from treasury to abroad.
Nuclear family is rejected, yet nuclear war cheered on,
Incessant war brings profit, young lives forever gone.
Compliance is commanded, cajoled or outright forced.
No peace is ever wanted, death dealers in killing mode.

The nation is now divided and not at all by chance.
No common ground is found, convinced the other is dense.
This schism was long in planning, it did not spawn from naught,
So many ills that plague us, were given careful thought.
Grim secrets, all that's hidden, by the established, fester on.
Shining light on murky corners, will bring corruption down.
When all the venues obstructed, when justice is no more,
What path will righteous take then, their freedoms to restore?
Inaction is not an option, to grave peril it will lead,
Conflagration ever closer, storm is looming, so take heed.
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Written on February 04, 2023

Submitted by RosenkrantzA on February 04, 2023

Modified by RosenkrantzA on August 28, 2023

2:22 min read

Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 2,592
Words 471
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 10, 6, 10, 10, 10

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