Upside Down Bible – Written Wednesday 3rd June 2020 (Aged 45)

Upside Down Bible

when power –
and privilege are corrupted
absolutely,
it holds a bible upside down
and stands –
with the military

when compassion runs dry
a government addresses its people
and overflows with lies

when an administration
realises there is power, togetherness –
and empowerment in unity
it attacks its own people
and acts without impunity
and that is happening now,
capitalism is fatally wounded
and it is bleeding out

when power
and privilege are dressed up –
as, ‘success’
and traits to be admired
then it reminds us
why we need to speak truth to power




James Garratt – Wednesday 3rd June 2020


More poems at
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/


More about this blog, The Boy Behind the Glasses, here
 https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/2020/01/08/the-boy-behind-the-glasses-an-introduction/ 


More poems from 2020 here
 https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2020/

I am a 40 something sometime writer. I live in the South West of the UK but originally I am from Essex.

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