Viral Imprisonment

Blithe Anderson
Apr 8, 2020 · 1 min read
Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash

Mass submission
Destroys the host
Microbial mirrors
Expose
Redacted reality
Who is really sick?

Martial law
Attends the masquerade
Disguised as morality
People of color
Paid lip service
’Til the clock strikes midnight
Workers finally deemed to have worth
Wear the crown of cant
And cling
To the crumbling throne
Who is really in charge?

Straight jacketed
And chained
To the “greater good”
Strips of freedom
Tighten the noose
Autonomy capped at
Getting the groceries
Who is really dangerous?

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Blithe Anderson

Written by

In a partnership with the English language; on a mission to dispel myths, bridge gaps, and draw boundaries.

Assemblage

A collection of things or people. An object made of pieces fitted together. A work of art made by grouping found or unrelated objects. A publication on Medium.

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