the sheep.

we the people stand on the front lines / we ought to skip the rest of this life / surrounded by zombies thinking they’re alive / walking in walls cemented with lies / matrix not improved / taking selfies in empty bathrooms / attaining unattainable societal dreams / intentional blinders over our eyes / all shades of green / existing in functional woes / powerless / we hope / refusing to rise / terrified / to die / this ain’t living / drowning is sustainable cycles at twilight / we close our blinds / draw our curtains / to not notice that we notice / pretending that we’re alive…

and this is how you americans dream

we the people / we the pawns / so weak / take our courage in swigs / to bear the weight / to walk strong in the streets /sink below / humanity thinning backbones / warm hands / soft grips / shuffling feet / cold hearts/ bitter souls / that don’t make change / homeless people sleep at your front door / we are the oppression we create / all a dream / we’re sleep walking our reality away / we’re holding on to this? / clocking in, punching out / chasing rage with a happy meal / pretending we hope / writing checks to charity / paying to believe …

and this is how you americans dream