When someone stands over you
with a gun or a badge, with an open hand or a fist
with the key to the door that you can’t exit or enter
they are holding a gun or a badge or their hand is closed into a fist or they are holding the key that we need to get through that door
we are told, schooled, expected
or the gun
or the fist
If you want to keep body and soul together
if you want in or out of that door
show it from your knees
while your eyes are fixed firmly on the ground.
Time to make our actions match our words.
When we say
we are really saying
Fear My Power.
Maybe that is why
so many of us
have problems with
Daily Addiction Prompt: Respect