Money the perfect deceiver of values.

Every job-
performed with heart, body
and soul
is equal in value-
the midwife cleans shit,
the laborer plows dirt

the laundryman
by his neighbor's grubbiness
lives, and the doctor
by his patients' disease.
Each does something
worth devoting

one's life to make the world
happier and better
for our living. Money
is the perfect
deceiver
of a man's worth.




Poetry by yoonoos peerbocus
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Written on 2022-10-26 at 09:01

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Congratulations! Your poem has been chosen to be featured on our home page by a fellow member of PoetBay. Thank you for posting on our poetry website!
2022-11-07


urban duck The PoetBay support member heart!
if people are different, there will be a judgement...(hierarchy)
if they are the same, there will be competition for places and food
2022-10-27


Griffonner The PoetBay support member heart!
Illuminating words, which in themselves shall live on to bring pleasure to your reader's world.
Allen
2022-10-26


Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
Unfair and unjustifiable, hierarchies are real. Humans seem unable to live without them.
2022-10-26