We must evacuate alike; we all will suffer loss, equal now if only in our devastation. Our memories go up in smoke as we flee. What are we running to? There is no future.
We make political statements with cupcakes
While half the world burns
They can’t rebuild their broken lives
With our candy floss concerns
When devastating changes happen
Seize the happiness you have and hold it close
Life is full of all these tiny instants that you can’t undo. Any given second can cause life-long consequences.
She feels it beating at its cage like desperate fists pounding inside a coffin that’s been closed too soon, buried too soon.
Everything changed the day I called that number.
I’m fading away
Camouflaged into the background
Even as the world is fearing