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Below is the poem entitled Modern Priorities which was written by poet Rory Clark. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Modern Priorities

When the internet goes down,
When you have no good shoes to wear,
When the only thing in the cupboard is bread and jam,
My friend, you shouldn’t care

When your friends no longer see you,
When you cannot buy a beer
When you pay your tax return
Things aren’t so bad here

When you see the ASBO adults
When the branch is shutting down
When love becomes a story
Then begin to frown

When the government goes down,
When you have no clothes to wear
When the only choice is food or power
Then my friend I care

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  1. Date: 12/1/2012 7:07:00 PM
    Love it Love it Love it!!! I can so relate

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 3:46:00 PM
    Too many people in this place food, healthcare taxes...something has to give? Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 9:43:00 PM
    Rory Clark, congratulations with your featured poem of the week. Keep the good verses coming... take care & good night :-) PD

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 9:23:00 PM
    enjoyable read,keeps it in perspective.Well done

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 7:56:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Rory. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. Love, Carol

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    Date: 11/8/2012 12:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Carol I can already see there are some great poets on here I am looking forward to being part of this community and hopefully entertaining people with my work. Rory