Thursday, November 21, 2013

633 : Shackled

Three Word Wednesday requires participants
to use the three words of the week in a composition.
The words this week were bitter, manipulate and tight.


Politicians manipulate—
A universal rule.
When things are tight 
They lie like thieves
And take us all for fools.

We feign a limpid smile.

Grieve, but passively collude—
Collude and so capitulate
To bitter servitude.
© J Cosmo Newbery 2013
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  1. Ouch. Truer than I am comfortable with.

  2. Such truth! I think you hit the nail on the head with this write on our Politicians. Blessings

  3. So, Master, will you be releasing me from your service?

  4. yes but sometimes we speak up and make adifference


  5. I have my theories...I think an Indonesian/Oz strong alliance would be very powerful in this region ...perhaps too strong for the liking of some. Methinks deliberate sabotage of the relations to weaken the region.!

  6. Collusion is painful..even in my micro political situation it's the thing that drives me (more) bananas.. :~

  7. Agreed. The commoner has to step out of its docile and grieving role if (s)he needs to effectuate any change. Clever work. Loved it.


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