New TCBH! poem: The most dangerous country

The most dangerous country in the world

Has no clue that it gives people nightmares.

It doesn’t know that its shadow is radioactive.

It doesn’t know why it wakes in a cold sweat

In a fetal position, gasping,

With all the blankets lying on the floor.

It cries out before it wakes up

And shuffles to the kitchen for a snack.

The most dangerous country in the world

Sells its young blood cheap.

The most dangerous country in the world

Points a gun at the mirror and says “bang, you’re dead.”

The most dangerous country in the world

Claims to be protecting its own

But it can’t trust anyone anymore;…

 

For the rest of this new poem by ThisCantBeHappening! poet-in-residence GARY LINDORFF, please go to:  https://thiscantbehappening.net/the-most-dangerous-country/

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