Poetry, Thy Name Is Political Unrest
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Poetry, Thy Name Is Political Unrest

Discussing Plutocracy, Extortion And Complacency Plaguing Our Current State of Affairs.

Poetry, Thy Name Is Political Unrest

My discontent for the political state of this country, especially in regards to the upcoming presidential election, has started to take poetic form.

Empathy. It has forsaken me and my generation, at least in this nation. Greed, money, hate and power, all seem to devour our foundation for courtesy, generosity and chivalry; brewing up animosity and stealing our honesty...

Just to talk about it briefly, I'll bring into discussion our plutocracy. And if you'll hold off on the mockery, I'll try to make a point, with which you might even agree...

Our government's lies have become predictable. Their thirst for money is quite despicable. This moment is truly pivotal, to making this reality less typical. Government corruption, it's up for discussion. Well, discussion or protest, but we must never let the unjust rest...

Extortion in politics and greed have been making our country bleed, resources, happiness and energy. Disregarding even subtlety in their redundancy of gluttony, the casualty being society. "They" really don't care about you and me...

Complacent, obsequious and mean, the American way is becoming disrespectful and obscene. I want this to all be a bad dream, but our country is falling apart at the seam. Belligerence fuels our intolerance, lacking common sense and building greatness off false pretense...

Don't be so sold on everything you're told because some information is controlled by those with no morals left to uphold... The reality they create for you, it will get old. Try to break this mold with the diligence to be bold, and don't let fear inhibit you, from allowing your individuality to unfold.

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