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Land of Greed

Hell on earth is what I see 
A whole world run on greed 
Deception shooting out of so many voices 
Politicians that pretend that we have choices 
This great nation of the free 
Slaughtered sons out at war left to bleed 
Decepted into believing they fight for us 
The great land that they trust 
Do they fight for freedom? 
Because we are free  
They fight for bankers souless greed 
Sons of this land die on foreign soil 
So politicians and bankers can reap the spoils 
Many lives lost for what?? 
Because of lies that we are taught 
This great land of the free 
To bad it doesn't apply to you or me

Copyright © Carmen Castro

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  1. Date: 6/28/2012 10:51:00 AM
    Very insightful words... to bad more don't have such insight... Terry

    Castro Avatar Carmen Castro
    Date: 6/28/2012 11:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    True I wish they did
  1. Date: 6/27/2012 2:41:00 PM
    Interesting thoughts penned this afternoon..Sara

    Castro Avatar Carmen Castro
    Date: 6/27/2012 2:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes random things that run through my mind