Treasure Island

Leon Agnew


Ethical Rape


Everywhere I look, there's an ethical rape.
Churches come first
Bend and fall at the hands
Of their angry oppressors
Sacred sacraments
Are grabbed from behind
Dragged into the alley
And torn to pieces
Bleeding bloody visceral
Carnage all around
The glistening rull of science
Dominates the skyline
All values are dead
No one cares like they used to
Everything's gone
Everything's become
Ethical rape.

Submitted: Sunday, February 28, 2010
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