Evil's Sort of a Relative Term

They will prosecute the dirty bastards
Who sell fentanyl, but not distillers,
Not the ones who peddle guns
Or products made by slaves or kids,
Or money grubbers who infect the air

And land and water with the chemicals

Which ruin every creature's life. It seems

That there's a hierarchy among those

Who make their money off of what

Endangers us. The WASPs who are

Now well established (and who finance

Politicians) haven't anything to fear.
Parvenus with Spanish surnames
Obviously do.

Poetry by Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2023-11-21 at 02:58

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D G Moody The PoetBay support member heart!
Strong words that lash the guilty - a good one Lawrence.

Lady Courtaire
Yep yep yep. This poem's bluntness serves it very well - grim yet satisfying, with not a single word wasted. Well done.

Sad but true. You've put to words feelings I've harbored for ages

Sona The PoetBay support member heart!
so well said about how it really works. And i learnt a new word.