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dark souls of the earth
petty crime at it's worse
getting rich on the line
you will get caught in time
what joy you must get
from being on the net
breaking into people's life
twisting it like an invisible knife
cleaning out all they have
dark souls of the earth
I can imagine your mirth
but how many you hurt
take away all one possesses
for the matter of greed
dark souls of the earth
many people you hurt

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  1. Date: 12/9/2012 11:02:00 AM
    A sad state of affairs! Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 9:48:00 PM
    You've said it best Phyllis! It's daunting how predators prey on unsuspecting people without a morsel of sympathy. Well written this!

  1. Date: 11/5/2012 1:17:00 PM
    Get rude say no and always have a sadder story.

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 11:09:00 PM
    Phyllis, wow... life is followed with crime, choices are what make day and night..Thank you for the free veresed poem :-) I enjoyed what I read, always~PD

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 1:55:00 PM
    Hi Phyllis yes there are some awful people about, like this write, will read the blog now all the best Owen

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 2:21:00 PM
    A very well written poem Phyllis. - I have no words for such heart looseness - Have a lovely weekend - - / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 1:00:00 PM
    Thank you for sharing your poetry with us today I have enjoyed reading it though it is so sad. Have a great weekend Phyllis. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 9:22:00 AM
    I read your blog, Phyllis, and is hard to imagine that while people are suffering........someone could take advantage in such a ruthless heartless way. Great poem and subject!

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 9:20:00 AM
    While some people try to think of ways to do good some try to think of ways to do evil..Enjoyed your work and the topic..Sara