BRIEF: Pick a word, the more obscure the better, and then write a six line verse that includes it.

noun: obsolete

departure from the usual state; an ecstasy.

And You Are?

watching the white bred flails, hands wringing, trying
not to let both truth and understanding have their day:
let’s whitewash both away, in a tidal wave, tsunami
of inappropriate ideas, flags and protection deals
meant only to ensure the richest bigots stay in charge
until new elocation of ethnicity’s writ, extra large...

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