88 – No

I will not go gentle
Into that good night.

I will not be quiet
While the world burns down.

I will not lay low
Trying to fit in.

I will not be silent
While you maim and kill.

I will not be good.
I won’t “work with it.”

I will not consent
With normalizing hate.

I won’t turn away
While you hurt my fiends.

I won’t stand aside.
I will not stand down.

I will not be whiskey
Watered down with ice.

I will not surrender.

I will not go gentle
Into that good night.

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