Persecution

By FlowMyTears

I had a nightmare where
all I could hear was laughter
and the gnashing of teeth.

They looked at me like
jackals, and claimed the world
didn't revolve around me.

They stood in a circle,
pointing their fingers, and
making demands.

The shackled prisoner is
pushed around in an orange
jump suite. I see this while
paying a speeding ticket.

It's all a game that no sane
person would like to play,
where fame and honor are
dictated by the size of your
wounds.

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Copyright 2020 FlowMyTears
Published on Monday, October 12, 2020.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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