Treasure Island

GEORGE AMADI


A Life Of Lies


Lazy bones never on thoughts chew
that nearly not as a surprise comes,
so, when misery calls, from a tissue of lies, junk, here comes in crumbs.

Helped on by the unwary with cash
deceivers, as honest people posing,
their limits blindly not recognising,
into a bottomless pit, at last, crash

They, who, a chance to learn, scorn,
to fraudulent acts their heads turn and then, at large, a life of lies lead,
believing a lie's as good as a creed.

One crime too many a life term get
but to bad guys old habits die hard,
so, relink to bad jobs they once had,
and soon, the electric chair then get

Submitted: Friday, December 06, 2013

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