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Word spread of hand held cannons
Taking and wounding souls
Making them known, but not as hoped.
Word spread of a tsunami of tears
Causing damaging fears.
While thinking of entering a room with obese pictures,
I worry that the story I view
Will be of my life up till then.
And I'm advised to reenact, in backwards motion,
A dog facing downward.
Incident causes mental accusation
Toward the mastermind
Adding more spice to a dish of stereotypes and panic
Without proof, they say people like me
Could be like the mastermind.
The puzzle piece drumming my pulse
Gets soaked in a puddle of tears and worry.
Because of the containments of my mind,
I could be Michael Myers?
It's one thing to spread around black grenades,
But it's another to make blue a feared color
And a puzzle a feared symbol.