19 and Me
Separated from family
Relying on others for food & supplies
Only communication with loved ones over phone or video
Being told what to do where we can or can’t go and when we can or can’t do anything
All special activities cancelled
No religious programming
No educational classes
Nothing to do
Just me and my TV
“They” make all the decisions
we're required to blindly follow
Rules changing hourly
Authorities checking to make sure we are where we're supposed to be
Compliance is Mandatory disobedience will not be tolerated
People afraid of “Others”
of getting sick
of losing their life can’t even go to the hospital in an emergency without special clearance
Powerless, helpless, hopeless... society just got a small dose
of what my life is like
Originally published in Blue Collar Review. Reprint Rights granted with credit.
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