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Angel Part One

She was blistering white Heaven’s finest We trembled at her sight And yet her beauty Illuminated the night So stellar, so bright Her power cascaded Across our unredeemed shore She gave us her mercy We clamoured for more Her silvery … Continue reading

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Three: Greed

If I take it all It is not enough If I leave the scraps I will feel short changed All the dollars glide Up into my eyes To leave even one Is to be deranged I no longer sleep Ravaged … Continue reading

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Modern World

This is the modern Stairway to heaven An escalator built For a comfort ride And on either side Are categories of purchases Commodities are now Trinkets to enlightenment Because we have no navigation For any other Upward rise Who said … Continue reading

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Miracles

Offering up your gold coin For a miracle to happen Societies bid you join Their parade so lost, misshapen But it’s all a dance Trickery of structured light Not some better circumstance No miracles here tonight Hear the fevered preacher … Continue reading

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Again

Are we seeing it again? Eyes averred to those in need Are we pampering the egos That grow fat on blood and greed? Are we seeing it again? Are we hearing it again? Rhetoric of wilful right Do we count … Continue reading

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Hunger Part 2

Gnawing need Beyond our choice Sweet desire Finds its voice Given nourishment We rejoice Craving, hunger Beyond our choice Stomach tightens Dragging need Isn’t gluttony Or even greed From this hell we Must be freed Grasping hunger Dragging need © … Continue reading

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Almost There

The dominion here Of the greedy lost With their cruel neglect Shown through burdened cost Takes us centre stage Where they bleed us most In a tragedy Purest tragedy Dislocate whole tribes From a living wage Systematic loss Writ on … Continue reading

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Would Be Kings

Taking a global view Reading their Sun Tzu Smoke filled rooms Moving the chess piece Palm covered with grease Treachery blooms Shorting the stock exchange Itineraries rearranged Viral campaigns Finding their winning streak Secrets begin to leak Nothing’s restrained Throwing … Continue reading

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