The world of my youth is coming apart. I am living in a science fiction novel where earthlings thrash about in cyber space, divided by ancient beliefs. I am witness to virtual tweeting tribes take up arms and battle to defend their reality. However, if reality is relative how do we unite around differing views and fake news? I fear humanity has been hacked, the malware activated. There is no turning back to the world of my youth it has come apart.
there is a darkness on the edge of town it's shifting, cracking, severing the ground creating a hollow, shallow grave where the hearts of men are found but you must not let the darkness in for the darkness feeds on 'us and them' and devours wholly, the hearts of men seeding the weeds of hatred within a simple mask was all they asked to keep the darkness at bay but the heartless men proclaimed that their freedom was too high a price to pay and so the darkness cloaked the town where many since have died 'your neighbor's death for your freedom' the mourning town folk cried!
oh, sing to us dear poets, melody and verse there is madness in the streets, 'tis humanity's curse hold your notes on high, let the music consume so powerful your lyrics, let order resume send your songs on the wind, 'tis humanity's score may the choir sing your hymns pray harmony is restored