The Predator Poem by Rose Marie Juan-austin

The Predator

Rating: 4.9


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
Topic(s) of this poem: injustice
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
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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Anjandev Roy 11 November 2019

An outstanding write. Thank u.anjandev Roy.

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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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Dr Dillip K Swain 21 October 2022

A great poem dear poetess. My pleasure revisiting it

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Chinedu Dike 06 October 2022

A wonderful poem exquisitely crafted with deep insight. A masterful work of art. Thanks for sharing, Rose. Remain blessed.

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Sandra Feldman 27 September 2022

So many 'predators' past and present. As time goes on, nothing changes. But poems like this, great one, at least expose the truth of the abomination that some full of malicious intentions really are. So very well written, with so much feeling, it unforgettably touches, mind and heart.

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Chinedu Dike 25 September 2022

Profound, clear, focused and thought provoking. A brilliant work of art.

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UNNIKRISHNAN Sivasankara Menon 25 September 2022

Congratulations, dear poet Rose Marie, on selection as POD for a second time.

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Rose Marie Juan-austin

Rose Marie Juan-austin

Laoag City, Philippines
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