Poem 325

See Through You


You stand
In front of the cameras
Square in the eyes of the nation.
You speak
What you think the people want to hear.
You hide the truth
Behind assumptions and misunderstandings
Hoping that people will not see past
The mask that you present.
You believe that ignorance and fear
Will allow you to gain
The power you so desire.
I see through you
Through your lies
Through your mask.
I am not alone.
We see through you.
We will call you out.
We seek the injustices you hide
Bring them into the light.
Strip off your mask
Let people see the monster beneath.
This is your notice
A warning from the servants of the Light.
Tread carefully.
We are watching.
We are not deceived.
We will hold you to account.

Published by Devin Hogg

My name is Devin Hogg. I was born and raised in Carnarvon, Ontario, Canada. I moved to Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 2009 for university and lived here ever since. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching TV and movies, going on long walks, swimming, and practicing Chen style Tai Chi. I love to write poetry and blog regularly about topics such as mental health, sci-fi/fantasy series, faith, sexuality, and politics.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: