Poetry – Superstition and Ignorance

Superstition and Ignorance

 

Superstition and ignorance

In abundance

As the flames are being fanned.

 

Division and intolerance

On the rise

With tribalism throughout the land.

 

Populist empty promises

Cynically employed

Frightening people into making a stand.

 

Race and religion

Deployed with hate

Not from the brain but from the glands.

 

Opher – 19.8.2020

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