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The powers we never see

The powers that be, undefined, ruthless, opaque authority Shapeless, bodiless, upstanding folk, coercing the majority Overseeing applications, supplications, ensuring conformity Specialists in quagmires, minefields, esoteric bureaucracy. The powers that be, model citizens, high ranking royalty Peerless above the law, protected from a droned society Scratching each other’s back, freeloaders, freemasonry Funny hand shakes, codes, wink wink nudge nudge faculty. The powers that be, puppet masters, answering to nobody Church going pagans, planted within god fearing laities Penchants for young hookers, high class swinging orgies Masters of the universe, demigods, self serving deities. The powers that be, off the radar, shirking accountability Magnates, judges, ministers, businessmen, your attorneys The A listed, elite, endemic, prevalent, shrouded in mystery Wrong side of these people, you’ll disappear no conspiracy The powers that be, yet another victim, where’s Khashoggi, Are his killers really in prison, more likely given new identity Some ask too many questions, Maltese journalist Daphne, Blown up in a car, getting too close, unsettling the fraternity The powers that be, its not possible I’m losing it completely Because I believe a certain ilk, walk amongst us with impunity Live behind walled estates, big donations for political parties In return, yes sir three bags full sir, here’s to your anonymity. By David kavanagh

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Date: 11/28/2020 7:12:00 AM
Absolutely spot on. Enjoyable, every single word fits and enhances the message brilliantly. As usual, writing reeks of your informed scrutiny. Structurally, I am in utter awe. David, as you are acutely aware of, you are hitting divine full stride. I am so happy for your pinnacle, bound to extend for many years ahead.
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David Kavanagh
Date: 11/28/2020 9:07:00 AM
Thank you Sigrid, another one of those insidious forces of nature, that effect the everyday lives of normal people, no conspiracy theory only facts, and as you pointed out through scrutiny, sometimes they let their guard down, and we get a brief insight into their dealings, cheers David
Date: 11/27/2020 1:14:00 PM
Yes Sir , Yes Sir 3 bags full Shine your shoes Sir Provide the services you aren't willing to do Poweful but not a leader's bone in your body See yet blind to everything
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David Kavanagh
Date: 11/27/2020 1:25:00 PM
Absolutely Christopher these fraternities exist in every society no matter how civilized and democratic they appear, holding huge sway over every ruling party and department, but like to stay in the shadows, cheers David