Friday, March 02, 2012

sickened i am


o'people
sickened i am reading about the growing number of billionaires
living in banana republics
in a world in which the rich is getting richer
and even the middle class is sinking deeper in a self-made quagmire
what worth is a billionaire
when the country's riches are siphoned elsewhere
enslaving the rest of the pariahs and the untouchables of lands of plenty
in an economy of filth o...f dog-eat-dog world and growing urban and rural poverty
when those in power plot against each other
while those billionaires finance their war gleefully
what is a billionaire you so often speak about
if the heart is diseased
from the robbery of that which belongs to the orphans, the oppressed
of those who live a life making the billionaires beastier
what is a billionaires when the padi planters, taxi drivers, day labourers, factory workers, 1Malaysia beggars all will die in awe reading about what a billionaire eats, and how he dines and wines
while the world languish in poverty
o' people
diseased your hearts are
lullabied by the stories of how hard one works to become a billionaire ... by feeding daily on gold bullions
what a depressing world of the feel-good stories
of those benevolent billionaires
in a banana republic gone bananas
what a nation of gamblers you have become
in which those with insatiable greed pisses on those in need
sickened i am
o'people
o'people
o'people

9 comments:

dawnthepixie said...

Hard for me to breath when I think too long about the reality and harsh truth of these words...and I am but one...

dawnthepixie said...

Hard for me to breath when I think too long about the reality and harsh truth of these words...and I am but one...

dawnthepixie said...

Hard for me to breath when I think too long about the reality and harsh truth of these words...and I am but one...

dawnthepixie said...

Hard for me to breath when I think too long about the reality and harsh truth of these words...and I am but one...

dawnthepixie said...

Hard for me to breath when I think too long about the reality and harsh truth of these words...and I am but one...

dawnthepixie said...

Hard for me to breath when I think too long about the reality and harsh truth of these words...and I am but one...

dawnthepixie said...

Hard for me to breath when I think too long about the reality and harsh truth of these words...and I am but one...

dawnthepixie said...

Hard for me to breath when I think too long about the reality and harsh truth of these words...and I am but one...

dawnthepixie said...
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