Posts tagged ‘greed’

October 6, 2018

THE VERDICT OF HISTORY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Verdict Of History
Will Be Harsh, Shameful And Extreme
For The Clown And The Fool
For The Criminal And The Cruel

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February 1, 2018

THE FANTASY OF BEING RICH

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Addicted
To The Fantasy
Of Being Rich Someday

Afraid
To Face The Reality
Of Being Poor

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January 29, 2018

HAIKU: DEALS WITH THE DEVIL

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Pharisee Christians

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January 3, 2018

HAIKU: SCROOGES

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Welfare Reform

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May 30, 2017

~ Greed

by ladyliterati

~ Greed
When Greed the heart does consume

Logic finds no room

Distorted – nay, falsehoods – proclaimed

From forked tongues without restrain

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January 10, 2017

The Beasts of Belltown

by Renwick Berchild

This fire is cold, cold as the north wind blows
over the Belltown towers, blinking in their dead lights.

Beasts of Pacific silver, crowns of wire and iron bone,
cool jaded life, dispensing profane alleluias, alleluias, allelu,
forsook from the holies, allelu-lu-luia.

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January 29, 2014

Pleiades: Inner Gaze

by Venkat

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In greed, we lose liberty
In vanity, we lose ourself
In expectation, we enforce

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