What used to be full now empty
Its livelihood sucked out by greed
The lust for more draining what was good
And leaving nothing in its place
But misguided dreams


A shell of the past
Consumed by the present
And discarded by the future
The vicious cycle of time
Taking its own

Poetry by Silent Philosopher
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Written on 2011-04-27 at 19:18

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Consumerism does consume.
Shame, shame on greed and avarice.
We should all participate in sustainable activities.

John Ashleigh
A feeling many people experiance, yet hardly ever noted. I think this is a really clever poem - sophisticated and divine. To be consumed, is to know you care. Thankyou for sharing.