The wind is curiously silent tonight. Nothing disturbs the deep darkness, but the wafting scent of madness.
In the desert, captive children toss and turn, whimper and sleep, the government their souls to keep.
They will wake to razor wire, and the company of strangers, caught in concentration camps of unknown bureaucrats and guards blamelessly following the orders of distant, calculating masters who play political chess with the lives of the innocent.
The country that separates mothers from their babies will rise and ask no questions, going about its business, buying, selling, grasping at more, untouched by this insanity, kissing its own kids good morning, unwilling or unable to feel or see the malignant cancer eating its way through the complacent, rotting soul of what, once upon a time, used to be