today's economy

is our love nothing but a transaction
where the bottom line in red

spells loss instead of life

Poetry by Åsa Andersson
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Written on 2015-03-21 at 09:53

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for me economy is like the language. something humans are not born with but still is part of the human

Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
I usually don't like three-line poems because it's so hard to say anything worthwhile so quickly. You nailed this one.

It is stark, and very sad. A bit angry too.
The metaphor is excellent ... it says so much.

jim The PoetBay support member heart!
I don't know whether this expresses a bad day at the office, or if it's a metaphor, either way it's stark.