Protest.

Protest.

 
 
I've never known a peaceful protest,
 
to make a difference.
 
 
(Its an oxymoron, to me)
 
 
 
In fact, if only you had seen,
 
what I have seen.
 
 
Its just another arm of government...
 
...that doesn't even know its an
 
arm.
 
 
They offer something to them.
 
A salve, a gift, appearing to relinquish..
 
 
 
Oh, you fools.
 
Its a trick. Every time. EVERY SINGLE TIME.
 
 
 
You think you understand these words.
 
But you don't.
 
 
 

 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Read animal farm.

 

If you stood next to your brothers,

And sisters.

 

Arm in arm.

Peacefully and quietly.

 

You would be arrested.

 

It's a crime.

 

Why are you here?

 

What are you doing?..

 

...These are dark times, indeed.

 

 

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Are inevitable. Everyone is watched or monitored. Change comes very slowly these days, protesters or not. - slc