She watches as the chasm grows,
between rich and poor,
the struggling,
those unable to meet
the demands of consumerism,
they’re being consumed instead.


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  1. percolatingpoetry says:

    Such sadness in this truth.

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    1. It’s very sad. Thanks Alex, hope you had a good holiday.

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      1. percolatingpoetry says:

        It is, and you are welcome. Thanks, Emily – holidays have been okay. Hope your holidays have treated you well.

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      2. Mine have been okay too. New Year coming, that’s what I’m excited for.

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      3. percolatingpoetry says:

        Good to hear and here’s to to a new day, a new year and to better and brighter days to follow!

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