David McLansky

Rookie - 599 Points (5/24/1944 / New York City)

The Power Elite


First you must
Betray your friends
To show you're loyal
To their ends;
Then accept their scornful laugh
As puppet in their evil craft;
For power is their mighty Lord,
And you must kiss its shameless sword;
But most of all, 'Do what you're told, '
To profit from your sale of soul.

Submitted: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Edited: Thursday, March 20, 2014

Topic of this poem: love

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