Right off the press brave but bounded battered and bloody
a bystander burned bleeding and barricaded with a bully.
This would have been a sensational news line of the past
now it’s just another Tuesday news cycle that won’t last.
The adverse effects, an analysis assess of an anxiety attack
accusations of abuse or an excuse, maybe I’m being obtuse.
Chaotic catastrophe causes collapse, simple car-jacking relax
the consequence of circumstance, cameras can’t record that.
Daunting the demoralizing debris of death and destruction
shot by the police, wrong address just following instructions.
Defeated disable and disoriented fuels the friction of fatigue
jagged jaded societies judgmental indifference can we succeed.