Here’s another chance to read a piece of protest verse from the resident poet of Rebel Voice. In this the author speaks of the injustice that is part and parcel of Capitalism.
Here is a hard-hitting piece of free verse from our resident Irish poet, A.D. This offering speaks of the manner in which Capitalism exploits and diminishes the lives of the citizenry.
Summary from a Dark Place
The patchwork sky is undecided, hold or release
Trees wait patiently and shuffle in anticipation
Troubled minions flit and fight, almost oblivious
As the World turns unabated.
The wireless whispers
that which I already know
Miles from here
Strong clammy stained hands clutch at life
Steal it away
The imbalance continues to exasperate
The hypocrisy continues to deal fate
And the State watches.
In their Green Rooms
the Capitalist actors laugh
And guzzle and sneer
And appear before the many
To lie and con
To confuse and manipulate
To determine our Fate.
Over there they waddle obesely overfed
While over there they starve and whither
The parents too shrivelled to…
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