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?
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…
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