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by John Ridgway 2 years ago in social commentary

The shocking obvious

The bare bones of the situation is wealthy lifestyles

create piles of bodies

billionaires and trillionaires and millionaires

live too far removed from the starved corpses

to smell the stench

market Calvinists

the wealthy

pretend feigned ignorance makes innocence

don't give a thought to a million a year


stomachs grossly distended

under rib bones pushing through

their skin

laying dead wherever

dire fate

has them fall

their children's children

will live in what they have done

the historic echoes of their inhumanity

skies brown

birds sang their last songs

bees long gone

they will stand up on their cancerous legs

pull the portrait's of their ancestor's down from the mantels

try to burn their memories into black dust

curse them for trading the very atmosphere of the earth

for their Almighty Mansions, SVU's and swimming pools

without a thought

let alone a fight

let alone the right

social commentary

John Ridgway

I have five published books, wrote for two small tv shows, hosted the comedy hit PEACE AND PIPEDREAMS, playing 14 comedy characters plus... on FEARLESS RADIO. I also consult for the intelligence community in various capacities.

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