How Do We Know?

And then I began to wonder

How simple the term might be

I asked for a quick definition

Only to discover that deep under

My own selfish insecurities

Lied a measure of trepidation


When we examine the real passive

Nature of human interactions while

Giving ourselves to the status quo

There comes a time of reactive

Response to the idea of a servile

Commitment towards every last row


Talking about verbal onslaughts

Do you remember starting a dialogue

That quieted every open minded notion

Of real discussion and genuine thoughts

Ending the incessant monologue

With a desire to take little action


For we are that society that may only respond

In a moment of turmoil sullen and well beyond

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