It’s Just Paper & Pen

We pray, everyday, take our blues far away

we just want to watch the game

the stadiums filled, is the present God willed?

All our skeletons look the same…


Closets are clean when screens are green

watch the elephant disappear

we holler and hoot, they aim and they shoot

and millions of people cheer


and tears leave the sky but untrained eyes

say rain is pouring down

the levees are broke behind mirrors and smoke

and millions of people drown


and an old woman’s frown and weary eyes of brown

hide stories we refuse to hear

with bloodshot eyes we soak in lies

and stay high on the fear


can’t speak, hear, or see, we think that we’re free

but its all just sleight of hand

rabbits in hats and old Cheshire cats

as millions of fires are fanned


humanity burns, with fortune’s wheel turned

by people scripting fate

it’s just paper and pen, held by evil men

who live to desecrate






About soitgoes1984

I was born and raised on land stolen from the Pocumtuc. I now live on a small island in the middle of the Pacific ocean, on land that was stolen more recently, from the Hawaiians. I am addict, struggling to kick the habit of fossil fuel. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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