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twentieth century man

requiem for the immaterial man his pauper pockets clean but empty he stitches his threadbare life with a careful hand this is the latter half of the twentieth century man and his well spoken mind sees the writing on the wall knows the disease of market minded wall street dreamers and the throw away class of the poor stranded in jails he watches with dismay the evening news the tale told of hard times to come he embraces his family unit with courage and trepidation this wife and child are his universe love for them wells up from the center of his soul requiem for the immaterial man he is spread thin and feeling the pressure but its for his loved ones so he will hang on but its for the long haul so he will make due will you please spare him some thought when you go to the hallowed halls when the republic calls you to cast your vote for the fool who will sit in the oval office for the king billionaire who holds our fate in his lunatic hands the latter half of the twentieth century man carrying his lunch in a pale walks slowly home from his busy workaholic day the burden on his shoulders plain but he is a strong man after all a better man spare him a thought for his loved ones

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