Promise Kept

Am I writing this post just for the sake of it? Hell No.


Files outside broken doors

Head counts reach to thousands

Hands spread,

Arms outstretched

For food



exchanges hands)

and still

waiting for more.

Greedy, no


Eyes eat up more

Than goes in the mouth.

At the end of the day

Let them eat cake.

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9 thoughts on “Promise Kept

  1. willowdot21 says:

    Wonderful poem you say it all. I wrote one about the misguided aid I may re post it ! You have inspired me!

  2. abichica says:

    amazing!! so beautiful.. 🙂

  3. asoulwalker says:

    Ahh, a Marie-Antoinette reference… well, perhaps she didn’t say it. But a wonderful line none the less.

  4. SaFire says:

    ah, the truth in these verses..

  5. willowdot21 says:

    Your poem is beautiful too both poems are to the point and hoping to make a difference. Sadly the rich fat cats will always cream off the best and everyone else down the line has to scramble for crumbs until all that is left is the dust for the starving! Money goes to Money rich buy arms and forge wars to make money those that sell arms make money so it goes! Sorry don’t get me started : Enough said .I think you poem is so clever people have to stop and think when they read it.Thank you for sharing and re inspiring me! xx

  6. zumpoems says:

    Was directed here from willowdot21’s site. Powerful and brutally honest. Well done!


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