The Seeds of Acceptable Hate
Between the folds of faith and belief,
tucked neatly in cushioned corners,
lie the seeds of acceptable hate.
Through quaint pleasant rituals,
and joyously hummed words,
dumbed down thoughts
and dazed faces exude,
Belief wrapped in glistening foil,
faith painted in gaudy colours,
concealing the murmurs of hate,
of embraced intolerance,
and welcomed bigotry.
The seeds of acceptable hate flourish in damp fungal minds,
as indifference flowers into the silence of frozen apathy,
with blooming petals of finely measured howls of rage.
All the while the ever smiling faces beam with deep pride,
drenched in all the pious tears they've cried.
And so it is that the viral seeds of acceptable hate
thrive among the genteel folk that quietly gaze,
in silence at the slow creeping of the horror.
As more seeds of hate are sown with manic zeal,
and in the shrieking of this cowardly silence,
the seeds of acceptable hate,
continue to thrive,
and to germinate.