The World We Know Has Gone
The same old rock we have known
Has grown grey and become hostage
To landscapes of skyscrapers ruling urban decay
The powers that be slowly whittled it away:
They claim it’s just ‘withered and aged’
While spreading their plagues of hate
Crumbling past despair, a fractured world
Is what we have willed.
Now we can but watch as it
Scatters and disintegrates, leaving more
Than a sour taste.
A smile is suspicious, a laugh fictitious,
A passing glance met with derision.
The World We Know Has Gone.
conjures up pieces of a wicked yet whimsical nature, reflective of the crass society he finds himself sorely stuck in, wielding words as the chosen weapon for change.