An Illusion

Come yonderTo the land of opportunitiesWhere the brave, free, strongDwell.Come yonder, to the land of the westWhere modern, progressive, democratic thoughtPersists.  Come hither and experience the hierarchy ofRace and class and sex. Some are born lucky,They are the kingsWho reap rewardsFrom the pawns’Labor of early dawns.  The place where the dirt-poorCan rise to the top?Or the…

Love is a $ sign

“More, more, MORE!” whines the voice inside your head Your id’s become your identity,  instant gratification thy middle name. Every vein pulsating with greed Lusting evermore for the latest, the coolest, the best  For thy passion of the day, the hour, the minute, the second. Satiation is the scapegoat;  Disguise consumerism as self-care As you…