media cycle

every murder is
just another
cheeseburger
to you

every rape
is just another
sex tape
its true

every A-bomb
is another
pop song
you sing

every like,
follow, 
share is
the ice you wear:
your bling

every politician
and every
failed mission
is just a chump

and all of our blues
and all the
fake news
is just a Trump

every dollar earned
is another
dead body
you buried

every media cycle
is another
suffering –
what’s the hurry?

© Rylan Skelly, September 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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