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Consumed

“No mere human cannot stand in a fire and not be consumed.” ~ Christabel LaMotte

 

Consume the news,
  be confused, sing the blues, blow a fuse.

Consume potions, from drugs to Netflix,
  get lost in the Matrix.

Consume pornography,
  french-kiss misogyny.

Consume social media,
  group-think Expedia, personal-connection anemia.

Consume nature,
  become one with the savior.

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The Soul of Man

The Soul of Man
A small piece of prose for my moral upliftment and self-edification.

Imagine thinking for a moment there is something we do not have; we do not know what it is, we believe it exists yet we do not have it.


So…
Not feeling it, not sensing it increases our desire and urge to seek it out and have it.


To obtain it as if it is an object, an item that we can hold in the palm of o...

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A message to a friend

After typing this pm below I thought I would post it here for all to read

It is NOT poetry, it is just what I firmly believe to be the truth...

 

Hi  ******** yes

We forget how grand it is.

WE also ******* do not always comprehend how much a single press upon a key can destroy a person and indeed now a whole nation.... Fuck maybe even the whole of humanity's existence.

With the p...

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This Is Capitalism

We live in a society of sanitized brutality.

Austerity increasing exponential wealth disparity, despairing for community. 

Who has put a price on life to ration out a tiny slice,

and grip us in their vice, disguised as moral order righteousness? 

Pretenders to the throne, to throw us only scraps and bones. 

 

The corporations profit all by raised invoice and taxes slashed,

as ...

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anti-capitalistcapitalismconsumerisminequalitySpoken Word poetry

Beyond the neon sign

Beyond the neon sign

   

The blind man saw with his heart so pure

                 what was blind to the sighted, so obscured

                            The razzle dazzle of our world so bright  

                                       Hides the truth from us all, in its blinding light

 

                                                                                         ...

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Christmas Is Ridiculous

christmas is ridiculous

a frenzy of indoctrination 

sentimental propaganda

pressure to participate

unrealistic expectations

inculcated in the kids

while parents go insane 

it goes against the grain to be 

so busy at this time of year

we should be curled up by the fire

not fucking running round so wired 

to buy this tat that no one needs

sanctifying endless greed

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On Tents Left Behind At Festivals

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Consumerism

Consumerism
Breed from capitalism
Keeping man trapped in a material prison
With people, friend or foe
We can never truly know
All The Secrets that they have hidden
So we bury our love in silicon and plastic
Stuck in a rut, don't know how to get past it
this leads to a disease of unspeakable nature
Stabbing friends in the back for a piece of that paper

Nobody cares about the children in...

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Let Me Out, Let Me In

We have trapped the world in windows,

Picture frames, mirrors vexed with vanity.

 

The wind blows slack.

 

Slates roll off rooves in protest.

Branches crack the panes,

Let me out, let me in.

 

The sun pierces film;

Shifts the night;

Joins forces with the plight

Of street lamps.

 

Bouncers rays the lasers from their shards,

Beat the rain like caged anima...

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consumerismmaterialismModern Living

Confessions Of A Self-Berating Splurger - A seasonal ditty

 

I know I’ve got a lot of stuff and no, I don’t need much more.

I know advertising’s full of guff and persuasion is what it’s for.

I know others needs are greater, but too often I forget

As I’m a self-berating splurger, oft wracked with deep regret.

 

No matter if you’re measuring in common, pounds or pence,

Too often it would seem that we have more money than sense.

I kno...

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