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Real Devils Don’t Have Details

Name blame and shame

By The Dani WriterPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
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Swift sometimes

that walk around

Parts that seemed

skipped

footprints no footfall

above the ground

Hearts that got ripped—shredded actually

CSI-sanitized

leaving no trace factually

Best kept secrets

don’t have a source

No file names, inconspicuous, and de-centralized

of course

While masses follow manuals, policies, and guidelines

greed accrues net interest

comfortably

with feet up on the sidelines

bets and banks on your compliance

dividends sweet

from your reliance

quite content with unconscious awareness

Yeah, remain clueless

Sue less

Be true less

Could give two shits about the fairness

Consider this

a formal request to be

a non-participant

conscientious objector

missing screw

delinquent account and

‘fuck-them-all’ defector

Fight

however

you

wanna

fight

flip the bird

send a letter

Just know

should you join this winning team

no one but

no one

kicks ass better

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The Dani Writer

Explores words to create worlds with poetry, nonfiction, and fiction. Writes content that permeates then revises and edits the heck out of it. Interests: Freelance, consultations, networking, rulebook-ripping. UK-based

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  • Babs Iverson3 months ago

    Powerful slam!!! Love it!!💕❤️❤️

  • Cathy holmes3 months ago

    Excellent. Get 'em!

  • Real Poetic3 months ago

    lol this is golden!! You snapped on this one. I especially love this line. “with feet up on the sidelines” so true!

  • Best kept secrets don't have a source. That is sooooo true! Loved your poem!

  • Kendall Defoe 3 months ago

    I really like your use of rhyme and language here! Excellent work...and I will give up on my search for those details!

  • This is what my mother-in-law always said of me, lol. She always wanted me to speak to the customer service representative when there was an issue. I always tried to give them a chance to do the right thing, but if they were recalcitrant....

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