David McLansky

Veteran Poet - 1,602 Points (5/24/1944 / New York City)

the Power Elite - Poem by David McLansky

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.

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Comments about the Power Elite by David McLansky

  • Hayden Shreeve (4/9/2014 5:36:00 AM)

    Really enjoyed this short piece. (Report) Reply

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  • (3/21/2014 1:58:00 AM)

    I like this poem, a neat crisp package of powerful thoughts... thanks for sharing.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 20, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 20, 2014

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