The Poppies Are Everywhere

poppies

Marx called religion

the opium of the masses

but we pray to Gods of war

and the poppies are everywhere

and we pretend to remember (and care)

and we feel so much better now

and we won’t dare question the reasons

that we wear these poppies

and we won’t dare question the reasons

that we need this opium

we’ll just enjoy the numbness

and cheer on the parade

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I live on a small island in the middle of the Pacific ocean in the Hawaiian Kingdom which is currently illegally occupied by the American government. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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