Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted July 4, 2022

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The moment it all went to Hell

Going Down

by Mike Stevens

The decline of western civilization sped up the day
he came down the escalator and announced

Already underway, but he gave it a face,
made it okay to let your ego free,

your racism, your hatreds, your greed
The ones who rejoiced were and are the problem,

They are the disease in the mirror
The sun is setting on the land of the free

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