Friday, July 6, 2012

We the People - Rebel Poetry by annienomad-cyberpoet

We the People

We are teeming.
We masses.
We inconvenient, 
yet necessary, evil.

Blindered daily by 
well-intentioned talking heads,
their rarely seen hands tied by
parent company,
share-holder interests.

We the People...
befuddled fodder for untold riches.

Only occasionally awakened
by the rising grumblings
of our lowly, restless brethren.

Seasonally riled into
made ritually pointless
by emboldened corporate bag men
and government "think tanks", 
who spend tax-payer money
devising covert ways to
keep us from thinking.

We the People... 
who marvel at
our Ponzi Scheme culture.

Admiring the magic trick of
turning public funding into private profit.


The People...
quasi-breathing citizen/consumers,
providing mindless grist
for modern financial mills.

Up to our muffled ears in debt,
paupers at the polls and pump.