America Degraded

He marches side by side

With the one who cries, "Equality!"

Enraged, they wreck and thrash.

Their lips read, "White trash!"

 

Across the lane she stands,

Blindfolded to the carnage behind.

Her mouth spews all but conscious thought

For the tiny being whose life she brought.

 

He charges.  She rises. 

For the juxtaposition of "human goodness."

 

America the great?

America the shaded.

America the jaded.  

America degraded.

 

From the adage of yore,

An amaranthine conclusion.

Cursed be the lands seas that bless

The reason and the might of the carnal flesh. 

This poem is about: 
My country

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