Lock-step backwards
never looking forward.


The sound of privileged
denying privilege,

numbness imposed
without removing the pain

of a future no different
from the past.

This is my response to The Secret Keeper’s Weekly Writing Prompt #162, with the words lock, step, numb, past & sound.

Image source: J Scott Applewhite/Associated Press, via Vermont Public Radio

Secret Keeper Prompt


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