Pea Soup Propaganda

Moments of clarity show, I am a man I do not know:
It is said, that a mirror can tell no lie
But look closer, look deep into your eye
The pupil dilates to offer insight
Stop for a while, relax, don't fight
Has your brain been washed and your soul been bought?
Are you a product of somebody else's thought?
Questions to ask counting back through the years
Did they play on your dreams, did they play on your fears?
Is your happiness genuine, your sadness real?
Have you been hacked, programmed how to feel?
Just what in your life really turns you on?
Maybe you still know, maybe it's gone
In the fog of propaganda, you're under attack
Step away from the mirror, take your mind back!

© Severn Dwyer. 2015

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