The Society We Live In

in poetry •  2 years ago

They're trying to hang their hat where their hand can't reach
And those who don't know nothing they're trying to teach
Their hearts are hard like stone yet they pretend to weep
And those who don't sow nothing they're trying to reap

They kill their children before they're born
And they'll kill a cow just to get the horn
They don't care any more what they eat
And will slaughter animals just to get their meat

They're intoxicating themselves to death
And smoke and fire is their very breath
The brain is now like a gaping hole
And they don't know nothing 'bout the spirit soul

Chorus:

So when you see that things start smoking
You know that fire ain't far behind
There won't be time for turning back
When the big wheel starts to grind
For when the human beings start sinking
When the standard gets too low
Such a vile society ain't got long to go

Now the air is nothing but factory smoke
Yet everybody is going broke
The school is just like a slaughter house
where they love to read about Micky Mouse

And the women all want to be the men
And the men can only remember when
And the children leave when they learn to walk
And with obscene language they learn to talk

So when you see that things start smoking
You know that fire ain't far behind
There won't be time for turning back
When the big wheel starts to grind
For when the human beings start sinking
When the standard gets too low
Such a vile society ain't got long to go

History repeats itself they say
And there's an end to the longest day
So don't feel bad when the axe comes down
Cause you wouldn't know if to smile or frown

No matter what you may say or do
You can only get what's coming to you
And the only way you can change your fate
Is by going back to our spiritual state

So when you see that things start smoking
You know that fire ain't far behind
There won't be time for turning back
When the big wheel starts to grind
For when the human beings start sinking
When the standard gets too low
Such a vile society ain't got long to go


disclaimer: this is not my work, reading this poem/song though made me sad but it is hard truth

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Nice poem. Also nice adding the disclaimer.

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Following you! Hope you Follow too @mohit
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Very nice piece. Great flow and very very deep. 👍

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please follow back. Thank for vote

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Thanks for UpVote my new post 😊
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Great Work. And thank you for upvoting one of my comments on JetiKnights post.

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wao v v v v nice

Hmmmm...

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his poetry is cool

Thanks

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Thank you

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great post ..i made a special thanking post including you as special ..please check in my blog

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I love this story

Bravo 👏 the story of the society

Tnx mysteem for your vote, pls continue to follow all my post and i do the same with your post.

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Previously I apologize, I see you last made a post a year ago, may I ask why ..?
Thank you

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nice...
I hope you will follow me again

Following you!

@fikar21 always follow brother @mysteem please guidance and upvote @fikar21 thank you

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