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The Predator

Rating: 4.8

You have a razor-sharp mind
And a barb wit
You speak eloquently
It matches
Your long black damask robe.

In your court
You have a zest for verbal combat
And strongly worded views
On all issues.

But when you scribe your notes
They are all lies
Your lying pen emits
Blood monies
And the cries of the oppressed.

A wise and experienced man
Armed with hired hands
That trapped litigants
Laden with fortune
And waiting to be swooped.

You traded the gavel of Justice
With jet ski and muscle mustang
You love to acquire high-end things
At the expense of people's rights
And honor.

Copyright 2017, Rose Marie Juan-Austin, All Rights Reserved

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Rights Poems: 7 / 500
Topic(s) of this poem: injustice
Anjandev Roy 11 November 2019

An outstanding write. Thank u.anjandev Roy.

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Practicing Poetess 08 November 2019

Unfortunately, there are ppl in positions of power who are corrupt. A well-written poem, Rose Marie, and congrats on Poem of the Day! : -)

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Sandra Feldman 08 November 2019

A unforgettable poem that does justice to the honor of being Poem of the Day and long to be remembered.

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Magadha Rani 18 December 2019

But when you scribe your notes They are all lies Your lying pen emits Blood monies And the cries of the oppressed.....liked it so much. an excellent work dear mam. thank you for sharing....10++

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Sandra Feldman 08 November 2019

To call out evil, Is incredibly daring and fair To call it out so beautifully and well, Not many can or dare. A most wonderfully written and courageous poem! Should be held as an example. with universal qualities

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Nabakishore Dash 26 August 2021

A complete truth.

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Indira Renganathan 15 August 2021

Very boldly said truth.....many are like what you have said....double faced...inspiring...5*****

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Billy 12 May 2021

The Predator fits our justice system perfect

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Robert Austin 07 May 2021

Like this poem very much so...

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Evelyn Judy Buehler 17 April 2021

The evils of injustice are masterfully brought to light in this captivating poem.5 stars.

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