Equals?

Maria Wind Talker

cogdiss

A child runs bare foot through a street, with ripped up clothes and bloody feet

Running fast from the horrors he has seen

The screams and fear, will never leave.

Far away, another child runs

With his headphones in and Nike shoes on.

A mother cries as her child dies of Aids

While another celebrates her genetically made, perfect babe.

We drop bombs and kill and maim

To what ends, when we are all to blame?

headsand

Manipulated by corporate lies,

We no longer see through our third eyes.

Gut instinct is void and empathy deplete

As the rich eat the poor

On technology street.

Consume, destroy and with a smile

As we switch ourselves off and become numb for a while.

Our neighbours smile as they pass by

But community has gone, don’t look in their eyes.

Enclosed in our bubbles of worry and shame

Its easy to ignore the…

View original post 161 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s