Archive for the ‘Adventures In Capitalism’ Category

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Hurdles:

Barriers imposed to slow,

or prevent our progress.

… After a while, even the strongest will fall …

Neverending obstacles, take a toll.

How many hurdles can we take

before we break?

 

(To be continued…)

       

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Money, decadence, American dream…

The more you have, the more you get,

the more you are forgiven.

I know how it goes,

I’ve watched television,

and spoken to the Guatemalan

who picks up your trash.

Something like CSI.

 

(To be continued…)

               

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Trusiki, Dollars, Sale

They seem to think that bombarding me with consumerist, commercial gimmicks, “must haves” and “right nows” will increase their relevance; make me relent, to “buy” their thinking and ways.

They are wrong.

Every day I am more and more detached,

repulsed.

… Walk away.

 

(To be continued…)

 

©SvetkaSamizdat

 

 

 

 

 

Чёрная Пятница

They put you on the spot,

saying this offer is too good to miss,

it’s now or never, customer!

Buy, or die,

they imply.

Tempting, encouraging, “exhorting”.

They manipulate and extort.

Black Friday,

saturation and lies.

 

(To be continued…)

 

©SvetkaSamizdat