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Jan 2015
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we build a nation on gold.
we lay foundation.
using cement made of souls.
we throw pocket change at you,
you hope it might pay the rent.

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we hope you notice our tricks.
so we can enslave or recruit you,
but you'll never be "in".

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We exist in plain sight.
We guise ourselves in importance
"integrity", and might.

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We built a white house,
if it doesn't follow our direction
We'll easily tear it down.

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We monitor your "homes"
Though meager and uninteresting
We'll catch you should you roam.

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We are controlling the world.
You think you get it, you don't.
And you never will, girl.

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We use everything to fight against you.
Inflation, taxation, gas prices
Even how much you'll pay during cold season
for a tissue.

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We hope you keep accepting.
If you don't look too closely
You'll never notice what we're neglecting.

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We hid our ghosts in history.
If you pay attention to the patterns,
you might just learn from me.
Who am I?
Jennifer Weiss
Written by
Jennifer Weiss  Biloxi
(Biloxi)   
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