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The City of pity

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The City of pity

Harlot rides the scarlet colored beast, "the rich, fat cats having a feast.” Come now ten horns of ten fables Loose the yokes of uneven gables Babylon, Babylon the great Ten nations shall furnish your plate Mystery Babylon the great Economic icon is greed’s mate Mother of all mothers the harlot Bloody wars ride beast colored scarlet Scarlet beast borne econ harlot Waste the city, the econ starlet Two pillows, of knees bowed low Beneath ashen face has lost its glow The Caterpillars’ hum has ceased The new city shall weep for peace For one day in a month in a year A sign shall appear in a sphere Those that sigh, shall understand Fled into many mountains stand False liberty is of God forsaken Prepare for this rude awakening False pie in the sky is too high Still, fat cats ask the poor to comply =================== Written 10/10/2011

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  1. Date: 10/24/2011 7:07:00 AM
    Powerful piece with a very relevant message. Many congrats on your wins too, my friend

  1. Date: 10/21/2011 2:35:00 AM
    Whoah! This is like a tribulation write and I love the vivid details. You worked so hard on this poem and it will bring lots of delight to those awaiting "the day." Best to you, Moses. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 10/14/2011 7:23:00 PM
    excellent synopsis John from Biblical truths to politico chaos today luv.. insight and intensity all in one ..happy weekend luv..

  1. Date: 10/12/2011 12:46:00 PM
    Babylon has fallen has fallen and great is the fall of it..Merchants are going to cry because they no longer have a place to sell their goods..But who is this Babylon?..

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    Date: 10/12/2011 12:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Babylon is world economy, she rides upon the scarlet colored beast[beastly human concept of greed] New York is Babylon's city of wal street greed. Agape, Moses