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view from the inside out.... by Turtle
 

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  • I've been kind of out of sync
    out of step more than usual
    I've been keeping a lot of the world out
    my plate is full
    busy, busy
    and all of that

    I've been hanging out inside my shell...
    it is after all what turtles do
    trying to keep the world away from this moment here and now
    but alas
    news slips in
    a blip here and another one there
    I rub my eyes and take a look
    all so strange from this distance...
    from this view looking out

    recycled fracking water sold to farmers to irrigate their crops..
    yum yum
    Really???

    drum drums
    war drums beating
    war with Iran
    didn't those that profit make enough from Iraq
    Afghanistan
    do we learn nothing
    Really???

    30 million women worldwide are likely to endure female genital mutilation (FGM) within the next eight years.
    can it be truth?
    this agony
    Really?

    white house green lights Shell drilling in Arctic
    woo whoo
    drill baby drill
    Really?

    Bomb scare brought on by baking potato
    Authorities have confirmed a suspected explosive device found in downtown Klamath Falls Tuesday was likely an improvised attempt to cook a potato....
    paranoia runs deep
    into your house it will creep
    Really?

    and then there is Trump
    the donald
    Donald Trump for President
    Really?

    ahead in the polls
    for real
    Really?

    this bad actor
    star of a bad acid trip...
    a clown with orange hair
    a joke but not funny
    leading the pack
    the mob
    the fearful
    screaming
    BOMB BOMB BOMB
    his face distorted and throbbing and melting
    with anger and fear and loathing

    this hate filled man
    this fear monger
    he speaks for republicans?
    Really?
    oh my

    enough of this world
    back to my shell
    enough for today
    Really
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