Friday, November 18, 2016

Don’t Drink the Water - Nov PAD day 10

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Don’t Drink the Water

Corporations don’t drink the water
and don’t breathe the air,
so why should they care
if those commodities
are toxic or clean?

You know what I mean:
it’s all dollars and no sense –
so let’s dispense with the pretense.

Until they can make more cash
selling a gallon of water
or a bag of clean soil
than a barrel of oil,
we’ll all pay the price.

But, that may yet come to pass.
Seems we’re heading that way.
And, isn’t that nice?

PSC / 2016-11

  Penned for Day 10 of Robert Lee Brewer's November PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge.    
Assignment: a tragic poem

For more, check out this link:  2016 November PAD - Day 10

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