The Great Escape
My facility proudly bans books
anything they think may be “bad” or used to facilitate escape
But they fallaciously include innocent books like Living Off the Grid
all about solar, geothermal and wind power
I giggle imagining an escaped client
running through the woods with a windmill strapped to his back
Books on wilderness survival skills are banned
Jack can’t teach us how to build a fire
Even certain National Geographics are prohibited
we all know the joke — but they’re serious here
Trying to remind us we’re worthless
the “worst of the worst”
Keeping us passively caged
banning anything that might promote a better future
Books incite dreams and dreams are dangerous
slipping easily between the bars and escaping far, far away from here.
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