Our own false crown

First they came for the Disabled, I did not speak out – because I was not Disabled .
Then they came for the Socialists , I did not speak out — because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Muslims , I did not speak out — because I was not a Muslim.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out– Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out– Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for unemployed Welsh , I did not speak out – because I am not unemployed or Welsh .
Then they came for me–and there was no one left to speak for me.
Copyright VM Hunt 2014.

jaynelinney


Simply wonderful poetic analysis of self-harm from unacknowledged prejudice – A must

Our own false crown

Look at that face you think you hate
your fellow soul behind those eyes
the heart that beats to seek its joy –
those shoes
you couldn’t
wouldn’t
wear or care

to

know the mind
that has its reasons why……

Read On – Our own false crown.

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