Polemic in the Presence of Positive Think

I read a poem today

which possessed intent to inspire & uplift

too bad I can’t forget

genocide & war & famine

fraught slaughter

by careless armies

seeded by greed

& nasty vengeance of poor & toothless fellows

uplift I am afraid

is for the privileged

their distended bellies

fueled by philosophy instead of yellow fear

for them

murdered girls & boys are background noise

faintly heard

No you cannot be hopeful

No you cannot look on the bright side

No there isn’t a silver lining

No it does not look darkest before the light of dawn

Just fuck off.

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