bogged down

bogged down
claptrap vernaculars and
jargon and
inudendos and code
only the experts understand

bogged down
thoughts and ideologies
arguments about
the problematic truth –
what good are they?

bogged down
a democratic trainwreck
off a cliff into
a car crash:
no one is heard

bogged down
an economic poison
seeping into thoughts
corrupting language
repressing society

bogged down
by the myth of the day:
that you can be free
from money
by having it

© Rylan Skelly, August 2018


About the Author: I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo; I have a love for all major world religions – Eastern, Western, or in between; I’m genderqueer, and I’m comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns; I’m married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse; I think far too much, and often have too many ideas to know what to do with; and I am a doing being, just like you!

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I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo; I have a love for all major world religions - Eastern, Western, or in between; I'm genderqueer, and I'm comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns; I'm married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse; and I am a doing being, just like you!

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