Preaching Division And Hate



Are you shopping for a cure,
To return back to normalcy?
The way that 'normalcy' had been to be.
With some recollection of stable conformity.
Before craze became today's reality.
And more were made convinced,
Their conscious minds to leave behind...
Made sense.
But...
Where did normalcy go to prevent,
A having common sense...
Was better to lose not to have again.
When did this madness become the rage?

Many accept and continue to defend,
A past to have had.
Hoping to revive a depiction of it.
Full of imagination to fiction it lived.
Yet...
Implanted in all minds.
To envision heroic times nowhere else to find.
Like fables and myths prioritized to exist.

Including:
Who was born a better race.
Faked to compare without proven evidence,
Anywhere to be there.
As to who made a place great.
To eliminate the diversity of faces.
Participating in this created chase to make.
And who is doing more these days,
To have others believe...
They are being replaced.
With a deceiving their minds.
Done to discriminate.

Heated up by one who frauds.
Disobeys laws and ruins lives at any cost.
Yet followed as if the savior of all.
Preaching,
Division.
Bigotry and hate.
Shown and well known,
It's one's ego wanted to wish satisfied.
And nothing else matters.
But the selling of lies successfully.
Bought and to have people buy!
Heated up by one who frauds.
And love and respected,
Like an outlaw from the past.
Followed by many.
Weaponized with minds.
Finding themselves criminalized.
Locked behind prison bars.
Claiming innocence.
Although...
It is the evidence and proof of guilt,
That a fiction to delude reality and truth...
Is difficult to use as a defense against it.

'I am so sorry for the wrongs I have done!'

'Yeah. Yeah...okay!
Are you sorry for the wrongs you have done?
Or...
Are you sorry for getting caught,
For bragging on TV participating...
In the losing of your freedom.
And entitlements you describe,
As free speech to destroy...
A democracy of your choosing,
To do as you please?'

'I...uh...'

'The World is not your personal oyster.
And not all cherries are pitless.'

'I don't understand your analogy.'

'You will have lots of time.
To remember and quote,
Many biblical scriptures.
Although I will admit,
Some I have learned to quote...
I still don't understand myself!'

'I...
Huh?
What?'

'Judge not to know,
Who judges to do it better!
Especially in times like these,
When innocence to plead...
Has no defense to pretend it.'
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Written on September 01, 2023

Submitted by lpahtillah on September 01, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 2,447
Words 516
Stanzas 11
Stanza Lengths 13, 8, 12, 23, 1, 10, 2, 1, 6, 3, 5

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