Dissent Is The Only Decent Response


I know. But I do not approve. And I am not resigned.
This world is run by lies, by greed and fear and trickery.
I know. But I do not approve. And I am not resigned.
Everywhere is conflict, bigotry, racism and sexism.
I know. But I do not approve. And I am not resigned.

“They’re changing guard at Buckingham Palace –
Christopher Robin went down with Alice.”
“The life of the poor and the life of the Queen
When looked at in contrast both seem quite obscene,”
Says Alice. “I may know, but I do not approve.”

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This is part of Reena’s Exploration Challenge #108

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on October 12, 2019, in Poetry and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. People rule the world with an ability to create blind following. This majority becomes their weapon – people who are ready to demolish the minority. If those who do not approve are not succeeding, it is because they failed to create that majority.

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  2. Reblogged this on Reena Saxena and commented:
    Dissenting thoughts ….. by Ben Naga

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  3. Excellent. Money has power and the powerful have a voice. Some are just confused, whom to believe.Others are struggling for one meal a day.

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