a gnat’s ass…

scurry on down
to
your walmart store
load up
on those
stocking stuffers
suggested
by
the morning news host
who
failed
to mention
during
the
news
that
7 hundred
and
30
rohingya children
were killed
in
myanmar
in
just one month
and
don’t stop
to listen
to
stories
of
the blockade
in
yemen
and
the outbreak
of
cholera
cholera
that will
infect
a mere
600 thousand
children
by
the end
of
this year’s bowl session
no
need
for concern
when
you’ve
your own
blockade
to deal with
as you
struggle
to find
a parking space
to
gobble up
those
50% discounts
on
overstocked items
like those
designer jeans
that were
marked up 350%
making
your
discount
a real step
for
mankind
and
whatever
you do
don’t watch any stories
about
those suffering
in our own nation
those
who bear
invisible scars
scars
of
rape
rejection
and
replacement
i mean
they had the same
opportunities
as you did
or
did they

6 thoughts on “a gnat’s ass…

  1. My friend, you say important things no one hears or wants to hear. Maybe, at this time, if our nation wasn’t so fucked up more would hear, but i doubt it. We are led by the powers that be that changes being made will make life better, but they don’t reveal whose life will be made better. I’m sick of our ignoring those whose life’s are in need. If there is a world where life is less depressing, buy me a ticket.

  2. As Gabrielle says, people do have a tendency to look away, spending all their energy and money on inconsequential, wasteful, things….pretending they’re making a difference by dropping a few coins into the Salvation Army kettle and hurrying on. Well portrayed, Charlie.

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