rainbow cake

truth doesn’t matter –
people only believe in
perceptions:
the audience cheers
for the diva on the stage,
not for evidence
or citations.
we submit to corporations
and they fund our perceptions;
dominant discourse
bakes a chocolate cake
and smears it with deception –
buries it beneath
rainbow sprinkles
and more sugar than
tony montana could hit
(so you don’t notice
the “chocolate” cake
is just a pile of shit.)

© Rylan Skelly, November 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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