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A government (in theory) for the people,
My birthplace, my land, and my home,
Eaten up by decades of misuse and decay.
Rich proud few, but full of many poor,
Indebted now and forevermore,
Corrupt politics now commonplace.
A nation (my inheritance?) now disgrace.

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  1. Date: 9/12/2013 10:47:00 AM

    I think it rings true for many places around the world sadly. strong piece.

  1. Date: 9/12/2013 10:04:00 AM

    I like this a great deal

  1. Date: 9/11/2013 9:13:00 PM

    So sad, but true! Fantastic acrostic, Tara! Love, Kim