United in Division

(This is from the Day 3 PAD Challenge, and to be honest, I didn’t put it up because I thought it needs a lot of work. But whatever. December is for revisions. So here’s my united/divided poem.)

Tragedy struck,
launched our nation into chaos.
Fear and terror flourished.
We banded together.
United, our differences

as a frog in a pot,
those with control
turn up the heat,
boil us before we know.
Killed by our own policies.
Enacted by fear
they destroy our liberties.
Chip away at
our lives,
our beliefs, until…
We can no longer see
anything but our differences.

Once together, now at odds.
to stop it…

Too divided to stand.


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