Lawrence S. Pertillar
Connecticut
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'We Shall Overcome'

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Be still.
Feel...
Where the true power is.
Witness...
Where it isn't.
Diminishing in minds,
Blinded.
By the warning signs,
God shines to highlight...
Even in the darkest,
Of a thoughtless selfishness.
Dimming this appetite,
For superiority to crave.
Rooted in rusted,
Tales of historic fiction.

Unconscious are the people.
Doing whatever they can,
To make their evils legal.
Perceiving themselves to be,
Rulers.
And dictators of the Heavens.
Self anointed.
Appointed.
With visions limited,
To bigotry, conflict.
And ongoing division.
With a wish to want,
Themselves to be seen...
As kings and queens.
And Vikings of seas mythed.
Standing...
On the last step,
Of whatever is left...
To identify as consciousness.
Hoping repeatedly to prove,
They can rule.
With a doing,
Of their own ignorance.
Shown decaying slowly,
From brains...
Maintaining minds fading.
Until gone.

With a doing,
Of their own ignorance.
Until gone.

Unconscious are the people.
Doing whatever they can,
To make their evils legal.
Until gone.
To babble on and on...
Crazed!
In cells...
Locked!
Demanding to be fed,
The rarest of meats.
Gluten free.
Nuts.
Gluten free.
Organic fruits and vegetables!
Also gluten free.

'You put us through all of this.
And not want fish?
Fried chicken wings or ribs?
Collard greens, potato salad.
Or cornbread?
I'm telling you...
Sumthin' is really wrong,
With you folks.
Now you want to meditate.
Now you want to do yoga!
After messing up the World!
No!
I will not sing with you,
'We Shall Overcome'.
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