Poems and Poetry

The State of the World | A Poem by G.S. Katz

People need jobs
Credit card debt
Something to focus on

China took rice paddies
and made them into corporations
manufacturing electronics
Capitalism created out of rice

Countries with no hope
Need the same
Jihad is their answer
When there is nothing else to do

So to the Masters of the universe
Capitalist Gods
Think, create, design the future
One job a time

World Peace
Can be achieved
People need purpose
And big box stores

Think about it
I have…

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