Timothy Marshal Nichols

Expectations - Poem by Timothy Marshal Nichols

You should live the way you expect other people to live.

You pay minimum wage,
You should survive on minimum wage.

You profit from a third world sweat shops,
You should stitch trainers eighteen hours a day.

You send others off to fight in a useless war,
You should be crippled, maimed, terrorised in war.

You condemn people to beg on the streets,
You should have a cardboard box, a doorway, for a home.

You should live the way you expect others to live.

Comments about Expectations by Timothy Marshal Nichols

  • Christopher Cariad (5/31/2012 11:20:00 AM)

    great idealism here! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 31, 2012

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