the first book

why should i write this book?
it's my first
no one's waiting for me at the corner, i don't ask anything
i owe nothing to the earth
great men die unnoticed
like parrots many others talk
and i will let the time carries life out of me
so what?
trump tells the american people
looking at a photograph, surrounded by putin
merkel and macron, thanks for putting me there
so what
now i realize why i've always felt happy in poverty lands
i lived in a city which belonged to the poorest ones of a rich country
i've been raised in the middle of a middle class society
so far, i don't want to be rich, rich don't make me dream
i don't cry on my poverty
power doesn't make me dream
so what
macron said to the french, you have been competing
on a perron of a train station and you've won but look now
against whom? on which level? men of nothing. nothingness
is hard to define, is it pure abstraction? a blank canvas showed
in a exhibition on which people ponder and now someone delivers
a speech....but would you draw the same canvas after the same speech
abstraction is hard, no one knows when it has started




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Written on 2017-07-04 at 01:22

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Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
Write your book and make it the next step of the writer's journey.
2017-07-09


Esti D-G The PoetBay support member heart!
Wonderful! You must write your book because it will be a thing of beauty.
2017-07-05


ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
Bravo!
Ken
2017-07-04


Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
Your first book is one to ponder over. To me the important thing is that the French and the Germans take care of their people, offering choices in education and health care to all. Not sure how it works with Putin, and Trump is taking all help away from the poor, the disabled, the sick, and anyone who is not able to work. For him, money is everything, and it's all for him. You are lucky to live in your country. Poverty matters none to me as long as I have enough to have a place to live and something to eat, but I also want to have a way to take care of myself and my children if we are ill.
Ashe
2017-07-04