The modern day idols and animal gods
Embrace higher platforms in the sky
Than the statues of the Gods of the ancients.
They beam through our screens
And we scream for them to be seen
And we cry if they aren’t covering the pages.
We care more about Britney
Than the man who saved
An island of a million drowning men!
Eliminate these plastic idols and bloated gods
That represent nothing but shame.
And shame on us for allowing them to be seen
In a divine manner.
No man is to ever be put on a pedestal,
If he/she is not a prime example of the right way,
Has nothing to say,
Or simply has the money to buy
A rotating banner.
PLASTIC ANIMALS by Suzy Kassem
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