C.D. Sinex

The Need To Know

suspicion replaces trust
masks hope

afraid of today

tomorrow will come
soon enough

or not at all

was erased

for safety

the need to know

memories are

when the state
is run

by dangerous men

© C.D Sinex

Topic(s) of this poem: political

Poem Submitted: Monday, December 28, 2015
Poem Edited: Sunday, February 14, 2016

Form: Free Verse

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