The shame of the western world

When the news feed has had

its fill of scenes and turned away

to find another tasty bit to shove

into its hungry mouth, they will

still be there, in despair, surviving

on the edge, among the shame

of the western world, the place

where none should be, where

humanity has run away to hide

and all that’s left, all that remains,

is Satan’s heavy hand as the only

guide to a future none can see.

18/6/2022