We May Have Fueled the Fire

By R. M. S. Thornton

DMX, Kobe Bryant, Britney Spears, city violence

Soleimani, Houston Astros, Fyre Festival

Andrew Cuomo, nursing homes, kids glued to their phones

Venezuela, Taiwan, gay frog chemicals

ISIS, bombs explode, along with Jeffery Toobin's load

Brexit, student debt, hold the line with r/WallStreetBets

Macron, Pfizer vaccine, England has the same queen

South China Sea, Theranos, Khashoggi, crypto assets

We may have fueled the fire

Sparked it with gasoline when the burn was clean

We may have fueled the fire

Though didn't light it, so do we need to fight it?

Mac Miller, Biden gaffe, Kamala's Joker laugh

Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Tide Pod shots for fun

Stormy Daniels, Covfefe, grab em' by the pussy

UFOs acknowledged, storm Area 51

Cyber-attacks, downed pipelines, transgenders for Palestine

Pokemon Go!, killer clowns, cancel culture, pronouns

Cops defunded, Army woke, PG&E is broke

Prince Andrew slips, Harry's a simp, blockage in the Suez

We may have fueled the fire

Sparked it with gasoline when the burn was clean

We may have fueled the fire

Though didn't light it, so do we need to fight it?

Statues fall, city vandals, various-"gates", admissions scandal

#MeToo, Weinstein, Dr. Sues, AOC

Disney, Uyghur genocide, institutions politicized

Hong Kong wants to be free, intersectionality

Hunter Biden, tech censorship, fear of body microchips

Corporate media feeding lines, viruses by design

Companies worth a trillion, Zuckerberg and reptilians

Words now redefined, Twitter makes us asinine

We may have fueled the fire

Sparked it with gasoline when the burn was clean

We may have fueled the fire

Though didn't light it, so do we need to fight it?

Flat Earth, school on Zoom, Kanye West, Kim Jong-un

Trudeau, Joe Exotic, CDC standards are chaotic

Utility shutdowns, officials break own lockdowns

Kavanagh, inflation, cultural appropriation

Kendi, critical theory lessons, birthing people, struggle sessions

Harambe—blown away, what else do I have to say?

We may have fueled the fire

Sparked it with gasoline when the burn was clean

We may have fueled the fire

Though didn't light it, so do we need to fight it?

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, "fifteen days" to flatten the curve

Boogaloo, Proud Boys, Antifa, what a joy

Greta Thunberg, vegan diets, elites excusing riots

War scare with Iran, two decades in Afghanistan

Friends reunion, Fauci lied, Epstein "suicide"

National debt, child pets, oxy, hormones, Matt Gaetz

Social media intimidation, second round of stagflation

Technocracy, comedy's dead, what else do I have to dread?

We may have fueled the fire

Sparked it with gasoline when the burn was clean

We may have fueled the fire

Though didn't light it, so do we need to fight it?

© Copyright 2019 by R. M. S. Thornton