These platitudes were supposed
to smudge the divisions of class,
neighborhood, belief: lines dug
Like blending eyeshadow, as if the world
was getting a makeover.
Underneath the heavy pancake
makeup – it’s the same old shit.
© 2021 Jewish Young Professional
Anyone else get annoyed by those Ad Council #AloneTogether ads? I know the intent was good, but I just got so irritated every time I saw the ad.