First published on Free Verse Revolution as part of their monthly theme – Freedom.
Is anyone truly free?
We sit looking out of
Rose tinted windows
Incarcerated by the
Need for a living wage
Craving cool fresh air to breathe
Fleeting thoughts pass by
Of what is our reality?
Like yesterday’s twitter feed
Blowing in solar winds
Of social media’s cyber space
Fake headlines catching our eye
The truth, a truth so hard to find
The waking day now a monkey puzzle
In a world of who or what to believe
Information overload blinds the mind
Talking down to us like hired help
While patting our heads for being good
Politicians and conspiracy theorists unite
Welcome to Dystopia the land of the free
Where you will be happy, won’t you!
Because they will tell you how to be
Garbage in, garbage out
Losing our intelligence and free will
It won’t be long and you’ll see
There will be a new spelling
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