empathy required

every day something else
makes me aware of the aches of the world
part of my amazement
always revolves around people
that cannot think of anyone besides themself
having the ability to feel for others
years ago was not quite so difficult
right now it is a dying skill and
empathy and apathy are diseases fighting
quietly allowing people’s kindness to perish
under the flames of big business and media
in the eye of glowing cold unfeeling blue screens
red sky from burning forests and water disasters
each day we are braced for new
drama thrust upon our shoulders by societal life

About jaybeasley2

a writer, a painter, a poet, a wordsmith
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