american genocide ethnic cleansing…

a simple process
deny basic human rights
access to healthcare
or escape from servitude
then the untouchables die
it’s a brilliant plan
better than those gas chambers
still we’ll need mass graves
but not near mar-a-lago
too close to genocide’s source
an alternative
use ancestry to link corpse
to family tree
then under threat of sanctions
force country to bury dead
there will of course be
profits to be made by some
body transport fees
will help trucking and airlines
but first we’ll extract gold teeth
essential workers
will be mostly affected
but with depression
college graduates will take
whatever job we offer
your america
will once again be bankrupt
but all of the poor
will look just like your neighbors
or like you in the mirror


5 thoughts on “american genocide ethnic cleansing…

  1. I do not often comment, but want to take this opportunity to express my admiration for your work/words. Reading your poem this morning shook me to the core, as we await the covid tsunami to hit southern Africa. I’m not religious – but “Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika!”

    • Lize thank you for your kind words…I always look forward to reading your posts…stay safe…this may take quite a while for us all to recover from…peace be with you.

  2. Wow, you hit this one out of the park. I hope you are wrong but… Many pundits have suggested that the virus is leveling society, but this administration and institutional isms seems to be doing it by skimming off the lowest layer.

  3. Ditto the above comments, Slip. It is enlightening more than ever now, to take a helicopter view of our world, our own countries, our communities and thereby to see how fragile the human race really is.

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