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Scoop Poem: Global Spinning on Looms of Mortality

Global Spinning on Looms of Mortality

By Genevieve Cora Fraser

Spun out of control
Out of life
Into death
Spin doctors
Doctor up reasons
To occupy
Massacre and suppress
For security
For religion
For the god almighty
Dollar, shekel
Euro and yen
Reasons spew
Forth deceptions
Sever truth
From facts
Cut arteries of life
As blood spilt attests
To the tortured
Cover for criminal
Aggression and acts
Spin doctors
Whack the Axis
Of Evil intentions
Into gear
Reasoned debate
Mendacity’s held dear
Faster and faster
As Death rates accelerate
With mind numbing
Like volcanic eruptions
Spewing forth
Hate, ethnic cleansing
Corruption and greed
A child clings to mother
As father sprawls dead
At their feet
In America
Stills the cherished
Heart beat
Breeds retaliation
Well-heeled boot
On the march
While tax and spend
War mongers
Sequester Truth in the dark
The horror of oppression
Victims into Terrorists
Starvation stark suffering
Fabricated in layers of lies
In a broad brush message
God is on Our Side
Yes, Freedom and Democracy
Is on the March
It would seem
Break to a commercial
Cut the cries and screams
Put out the Do Not Disturb sign
Quiet please
America Dreams


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