Fearless Reason

Fearless reason in an age of frightened absurdity.

Tag: identity

Invisible Courts of Esteem

Whiteness
maleness
and comfort
in my own skin.

Buys
undeserved
privilege.

In invisible
courts
of esteem.

Weighed
and found
to be more
than I am.

More than
others
deemed less
than.

Owing to
undeserved
debts.

Born of
undeserved
circumstances.

In invisible
courts
of esteem.

Where privileges
and penalties
capriciously given
create injustice for all.

Children of the Mind

Children
of the mind
fill our lives.

Hungry
for whatever
we have.

Craving
most of all
our attention
and time.

Demanding
that we know
and defend
their names.

Identity
money
and fame.

Ego’s spawn
will take all
that  you have
and become
all that you are.