Fake Memories – a poem

Fake Memories

 

Fake memories

Fake fears

Fake News

Fake tears

 

Rousing the faithful

Feeding the lies

Inflaming the emotions

Deaf to the cries

 

False truth

False fed

False economy

Falsely led

 

Deliberately stoked

For selfish gain

Cynically oblivious

To the generated pain

 

Fake news feeding real crimes

Fake smiles for our times

Fake sincerity for personal gain

Fake compassion masking real pain

 

Real people hypnotised

Following blindly

The veiled disguise.

Ignoring all the shouts

Of the truly wise.

Led up the garden path

That’s built of where’s and why’s.

 

Opher 23.6.2018

 

 

Fake Memories

 

How to pick your way through the exaggerations and lies that are trotted out to frighten us?

I think we are being manipulated for political reasons! Even our memories are fake!

We no longer believe experts and are instructed to ignore them. Now we believe the headlines of the tabloid press.

2 thoughts on “Fake Memories – a poem

    1. Glad you got it Pooj. I’m just expressing the emotions I’m feeling at the way the world is going. The haters seem to be in charge right now. They need replacing.

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