Posts tagged ‘debt’

November 23, 2018

INSPIRE ME WITH YOUR WORDS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Love To Read Poetry
And Watch The Way
Talented Writers
Use Their Words

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May 8, 2014

The Debt Slave

by tjtherien

The hole was dug before you were born
The system was geared to keep you down
To earn your share of wheat and corn
You will toil and in your own sweat drown
Inflating the cost of a loaf of bread
So your stomach will never be full
To afford a roof over your head

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October 15, 2013

Rise

by Devina

I remain awake to see the first light of day,

To peep silently, my face upraised, seeking blessing

Of the soft lavender glow that bathes the land

The dawn chases the tired shadows of the night

As the spearing rays gently tuck away

The loitering stars that still remain,

I breathe in the freshness of a day reborn

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