Stay Alive Poem by Late October

Stay Alive



I would support you
And I do
Even if I don't live up to
The fight you go through.

So I do
From that usual crappy distance
With the guilt
And shame about all of you.

Excuse my confusion
Bathed with decades of
My safe haven illusions
Don Quijote head through wall fusion.

I try at least to
Show up on a protest
Raise the statistics
The numbers
I do feel the need to.

The women's rights
LGBT, queer rights
Working class rights
Civil rights
Refugees rights
Basic decent human rights.
Minority rights
Climate change fight...

(you got the picture, hopefully)

And I go back home
Eat my yogurt and cereals
Drown myself with cable tv
Not even trying to
Remember anymore
Who the hell was I
Before this apathetic monster
I've become.

So nothing more else
I think I can do
Being like this
But the minimum act to
Go out and vote for you.

As for the other passive ones
Do keep in mind
This is far from enough
Do try to
Live up to
Your beliefs
Get up and get engage
People need you to stay alive.

Be alive.

Stay alive.

Alive.

Stay Alive
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: democracy,human being,human rights,love and friendship
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