Poetry

‘Propaganda’ and other poems by Ken W. Simpson

By: Ken W. Simpson

Propaganda

The logic of insanity
insulated from reality
by barricades of deception.

God

An extensive probe
by NASA
has failed to discover
any sign
of heaven in our galaxy
or beyond
where it may have got
swallowed
by a black hole
or exploded
many light years ago
as a star
which is why nobody iIs there
to hear your prayers.

Contrition

Time passes kindly
over memories
of recrimination
anguish and anger.

Petulance

The solemnity of silence
escapes through an opening
that closes with a bang.

Disillusion

Inconsolable trees
weep their leaves
for friends
you can’t believe

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