Treasure Island

Cynthia BuhainBaello

(November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

Greed Counts Currency


Greed counts currency
While sheer Poverty cries,
With mocking mirth and glee
And a twinkling of the eye.

Greed counts currency
While a Nation slowly dies
Calloused Shame is empty
As Fear closed Freedom's eyes.

Greed counts currency
As in Anger a people cry
The Lust for Power may see
Them give Revolution a try.



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December 2 2009

Submitted: Wednesday, December 02, 2009

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