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Secrets

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Post No. 797

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Secrets

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This is a land of secrets

whispered behind closed doors

a raised hand bans lip reading

background machinations

use your imaginations

everything has its price

and money has the power

assassinations are for the taking

murder is for the making

and the price is always right

where is the law –gone before a fall

no longer able to drive a wedge

between good and evil

excise the rot from a bowl of fruit

the weevils from the food

corruption is the name of the game

and the players are able

to sit around the table pushing

kings queens and pawns back and forth

toppling governments

no longer servants but sovereigns

puffed up with their own importance

and the tale continues with whispers

getting louder, becoming shouts

and only now becoming heard

by ones who listen and could take action

the few brave enough to speak out

the rest deliberately blind

too inconvenient to see…

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©Denise G Allen, 07 May 2015 05:43

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

3 thoughts on “Secrets

  1. Not a very hopeful or encouraging viewpoint for sure. 😦

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  2. Too true, sadly enough – but very well expressed!

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  3. too inconvenient to see…

    Oh, I see it The megabanks and megacorps are the new masters of humanity. People have become politically and economically disenfranchised. In US the right to vote is a mere illusion of democracy.

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