Harsh world in the neat and tidy
Where appearance takes control-
Oh, but bludgeon thy own soul;
For my own body’s sake;
For Lord knows the facade faded years ago…
For I am sick and tired
Of such cowardice as attributed
To those that hide behind appearance
In the name of a means towards unknown ends!
When will we finally transcend
This power struggle, and cultivate our efforts
To cultivate image for humanity’s sake alone?
When will we put neat and tidy in its place,
And ground appearance in enhancement?
For ONCE, can’t we be moral?
Copyright Keli Birchfield 2012