Mare Nostrum

by Scott Andrew Bailey

Mare Nostrum
We don’t support it
They said
So it is gone
In other words
Let them die
Stopping people dying
Might encourage them to live
And after all
What are they
But the victims of war
And rape and torture
Who wants them cluttering up the place?

A fitting epitaph
Perhaps
For the West

 

#NaPoWriMo

By Scott Bailey © 2015

Originally posted on houseofbailey

2 Comments to “Mare Nostrum”

  1. A fine indictment of our self-indulgent, self-referential culture . . .

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