It Doesn’t Matter – A poem about the excessive capitalism that is destroying the world and creating misery.

What a future.

Opher's World

In the land where money talks
all that matters is the bottom line.
You can bully and cheat
open a strip mine – it’ll be fine!
Money talks! The mantra of the rich.
For the poor – life’s just a bitch!
But who give a damn if you can fleece them of a cent
And pay enough bribes so the law gets bent?
One rule for them and another for me
That’s what it’s like in the land of the free!

It doesn’t matter how you get your hands on the stash
What misery you cause as you chop and you slash!
Winners and losers is the name of the game
And the guys that win feel no shame.
They’ve cauterised their conscience and lost their way
It’s black and white and never grey.
You fight to survive – to see another day
And that’s what it’s come to in…

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