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Isn't ... Less ... ?
Sometimes ... MORE ... ?
  
Those Words Sound GOOD ...  
If You're ... NOT POOR ... !!!  
  
But Money ... Doesn't ...
Give You ... " LIFE " ...  
And Life Is NOT ...
Defined By ... Price ... !!!
  
But ....
Is That ... Right ... ?!?
  
Some Would Say ...
it Makes Them ... " SMILE " ... !!!
  
Now This DEFINES ...
Those In ... " DENIAL " ... !!!  
  
It's Not My Way ...
To Make You Pay ...
For Things That People ...
Like To Say ...
  
But ... Writing Things ...
Helps EASE The Rage ...
I Feel Today ... !!!
  
Because of ... " GREED " ...
That ... Leads To PAIN ... !!!!!
  
That's Why I'm Asking ... ?
What's The Score ... ?
  
Isn't ... Less ... ?
Sometimes MORE ... ?
  
Cos' GREED Is Something ...
I ... " DEPLORE " ... !!!!!
  
Money Fuels ...
A ... LOT of Wars ...  
Where People DIE ... !!!!!!
  
So ...
How's That ... RIGHT ... ?!?
  
More DEATH Than Life ...  
Sees People ... CRY ... !!!!!!!!!
  
Tears ... And Eyes ...
Don't Be Surprised ...
If Words I ... Speak ...  
DARKEN ... Sunlight ... !!!
  
In ... Todays' Times ...  
While Writing Rhymes ...
I Use My Mind ...
To Find ... SUNSHINE ... !!!
  
I Have ... Less Cash ...
Than ... EVER BEFORE ... !!!!!
And Face A Life ...
of Being ... " POOR " ...
  
That's ...  
NOT FOR SURE ... !!!
But Money's Made ...
PAIN In Me ... " SOAR " ... !!!
  
ARGUMENTS ...
To Get Some CASH ...  
Are ... DANGEROUS ... !!!!!
And Make Some ... " CLASH " ... !!!!!!!
  
I'd Rather Have ..... " LESS " .... !!!
Than ... MORE of That ... !!!!!  
  
Mums And Dads .....
Now FIGHT For Cash ... ?
  
Ignoring ... Daughters ... ?!?
And Their Lads ... !?!
  
These Are Things ...
NOT GOOD But ... BAD ... !!!!!
  
EVEN ... Fathers ... !!!
And Their SONS ... !!!!!
Will Go To ... " Court " ... ?!?
  
Now THAT'S NOT FUN ... !!!!!
  
Over ... MONEY ... ?!?
Come On Now ..... !!!  
  
That's Just As BAD ... !!!
As ... Gun-Type Sounds ... !!!
  
LESS Violence ... !!!
Is ... BETTER THAN MORE ... !!!!!
  
Like ... LESS DEFIANCE ...
Breeds ... LESS War ... !!!!!  
  
MORE ... Aggression ... !!!
FEEDS ... Depression ... !!!
  
These Are Things ...
I'd Like To ... LESSEN ... !!!  
  
Sometimes LESS TALK ...
And MORE ACTION ...
Can Bring You ... YES ...
  
.... " Satisfaction " .... !!!!!
  
And That's A ... FACT ... !!!
DON'T ... DISMISS That ... !!!!!
  
But It's ... GOOD To Talk ... !!!
When ... Building Forts ... !!!!!
  
BUT ... !!!  
  
NOT A Fortress ...
Just For ... " YOU " ... !!!
  
... " REMEMBER " ... !!!
OTHER People ... FOOL ... !!!!!  
  
May Take ... Because ...  
They Want That TOO ... !!!!!
  
That's What ... MORE ...
Can Sometimes ... " DO " ...  
  
Make People ...
  
JEALOUS ... of You ... !!!!!
  
And Make Them ... PULL ...
The DARKEST ... Moves ... !!!!!
  
If You ...  
Haven't Got A Thing ...
What's There To ... Take ... ???
  
I Guess This View ...  
Is Not The Way ...
  
But Look Around You ...
... " NOWADAYS " ... !!!
  
Can You Say I'm Wrong ... ?
At The ... End of The Day ... ?!?
  
SOME Will **** YOU ... !!!
For ... " Your CHAIN " ... !?!
  
I'm Thinking ...
Some Folk ... Are INSANE ... !!!!!
  
Check .... NEW ORLEANS ... !!!
When Facing ... " DEATH " ... !!! ...
  
Some Were Stealing ...
..... " TV Screens " ..... !!!!! ? !!!!!!
  
Instead of ... HELPING ...
Those Who ... SCREAMED ... ?!?
  
Come On Now Folks ...
See What I Mean ... !?!
  
Money ... Breeds ...
RUTHLESS Street Teams ... !!!
  
Who Then Do Things ...
That Are ... OBSCENE ... !!!!!
  
Happiness ...
  
Means MORE To Me ...
Than .... " ANY SUM " ....  
of ... Cash Money ... !!!!!!
  
Times Right Now ...
Have Made Me SEE ... !!!
  
Money ... CAN'T ...
Fulfil ... My Dreams ... !!!
  
LESS ****** ........
Gives Us ..... MORE LIFE ..... !!!!
And Helps To KEEP ...
Our Race ... " ALIVE " ... !!!!!
  
ALL ... Colour Types ... !!!
From ... Black To White ...  
  
LESS Division ...
  
Helps MORE ... " UNITE " ... !!!!!  
  
And THAT ... For Sure ... !!!
Is ... Better Than WAR ... !!!
  
And NOW ... Has Made ...
My Mind ... EXPLORE .........................................
  
This ...  
Simple Question ....  
  
" Isn't Less ... Sometimes MORE ... ? "
An interesting question to explore poetically ......
All Smug and Warm

All Snug and Full of Yourself

You and Your Grooming Buddies

Such a fear based surplus

in your aging frailings

Have you resolved nothing ?

Victorious against us all

You are the Excess Death

of                        

us

                         all

You Helm our Species

til it’s conclusion

Well done !

Crawl back to your smoky cozy womb

and tell your drunken accounts

to those who’ll blindly envy
A Carriage Clock On The Mantlepiece /

Contains Self Plagiarism
Jordan Hudson Oct 10
Why do I search for a beat when I make my own
Trying to learn to rap but I use my phone
At least I rap sober rather than ******
I generate creations in my head
I chase patience until I am dead
I rush things and strive for success
I've done things right I guess, yes
I have I good I stood up took claim of what I have aimed
I set goals and said I am great, and now I am, ****
Take that in you all the same
I have different trap, I rap with skill
You rap with bills
Live in the hills, I live in the flats
And I can rap
Up in the hills drive them curves
Park that coupe and drift them turns
Open the garage, seeing a mirage
No it is real, that car mine
I can feel, over time
Is this even real
From where did I steal
Cruise down Rodeo
The crew gonna bail
Cops behind our exhaust so loud
Stop us now you stuck in the crowd
We burnout free circling around
They gonna see us burning this town
Streets with marks, shredding tires
Meets with cars, bedtime I'm tired
Getting too late, back to the house
Going that way, exhaust so loud
Park that ride, lets shut down
We out
Up in the hills drive them curves
Park that coupe and drift them turns
Open the garage, seeing a mirage
No it is real, that car mine
We drifting around
We shifting down
We make that sound
I'm dreaming now
Stance so low
Hands on lets go
Drift that ride, take that turn and slide
Leave them behind, goodbye
malluraeh Oct 8
dont follow the green
dont follow the snake
it'll eat you too
on its way back
KR Oct 5
The coins jingle on the way down
One hits a rib
And then a spine
The crushing sound of a broken hand
You can not get to the top without knocking others of the ladder
The bottomeless pit that can never be filled
If we did not care, would such a thing become meaningless
You will bleed for a piece of paper that we have all decided is worth something
But you will not bleed for another soul
The familar faces greet you with their stone cold stare
You can not live without work, you cannot work without life
The register sounds, but what side are you on?
Why do we give so much value and worth to something so fickle? We could all wake up tomorrow and decide that it meant nothing, and you know what? It wouldn't.
Big Virge Oct 4
So ... Is It Wise ...
To ... " Commercialise " ... ?!?

Just To Get ...
A ... Short-Lived Prize ... ???

Where's It Got Us ... ?
Showing LOVE ...
To YES ... FAKE Thugs ... !?!

RIDICULOUS ... " Cribs " ... !!!
To Cars For ... " Pimps " ... !!!

Is This The Way ...
We NEED To ... Live ... ?!?

****** SPREES ...
******* ... !!!

Accompanied By ...
WEAK ... Hip Hop Beats ... !!!

That's Just ... ME ...
That's What I SEE ...

I Guess That's ... NOT ...

........ " REALITY " ....... ???

OF COURSE It ... IS ... !!!!!

So LISTEN ... " Kids " ...
You WON'T ... Live Long ...
With ... " Guns and Clips " ... !!!!!!

When They're ATTACHED ...
To ... ANGRY Hips ... !!! ...

DON'T RUSH To Kiss Lips ...
Or .... Hold A Drink ....

USE Your Brain ...
Take Time and ... THINK ... !!!!!

Money Comes EASY ... !!!
Money Goes ... EASY ... !!!

So ...
MAKE That ... " Cash " ...
But ... DON'T Act FLASH ... !!!
Cos' Nowadays ...
You'll Be ... AMAZED ...
At How ... JEALOUSY ...
Can Bring ... " SAD Days " ... !!!

Villains ... Right NOW ...
are ... ILLin' and Killin' ... !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TRUST Me Now ...
This AIN'T ... Fulfilling ... !!!

EVERYBODY's ... Billing ...
But Tell Me ... Are You Willing ... ?

To STOP Young People ...
Resorting To ... KILLING ... !!?!!

I'd Rather Be ... " Chilling " ... !!!
and ... Use MY BRAIN ...
To KEEP ... INSTILLING ...
A BETTER Way ...
of Life and ... LIVING ... !!!

Like ...
GOOD ... " Upbringing " ... !!!
By ... Men and Women ... !!!

This Was THE THING ...
That Kept ... FULFILLING ...
My ... " Early Life " ...
When LOVE Was Something ...
In ... My SIGHT ... !!!

So ...
Is it ... " Wise " ...
To ... COMMERCIALISE ... ???
When This Can Make ...
Some People ... LIE ... ?!?

" Eyes ON THE PRIZE ! " ...

But ... Selfish Guys ...
May Be ... SURPRISED ... !?!

By ...
What They ... " FIND " ...
In ... Financiers MINDS ... !!!

Let's GO BACK ...........................
To ... EARLIER Times ...

Cos' ...
Banks In The CITY ...
Have ... SLAVERY Ties ... !!!

Now THAT's NOT NICE ... !!!

Could You ...
Place A ... PRICE ...
On A ... Human Life ... ?!?

How About ... " A Child " ...
With ... TEAR FILLED Eyes ... !!?!!

How About ... YOU ... ?
What Would You Do ... ?

If Someone ... BOUGHT ...
How You Could ... "MOVE" ... ???

Well ....
THAT Was THEN ...
and THIS Is ... NOW ... !!!

"Money Makes The
World Go Around !!!"

DON'T ................... IGNORE That ... !!!!!

THAT IS ... " Profound " ...

UNLIKE ... These Words ...

"I Live for Pounds !"

Live For ... LIVING ... !!!

NOT ... Blood Spilling ... !!!!
Or ... NEEDLESS Killing ... !!!!!

Cos' Things Like THIS ...
Give Lows ... NOT HIGHS ... !!!

Unlike LOVE ...
From ... Feminine Thighs ... !!!

I'll End This ... THERE ...
For ... " MONEY GUYS " ...
With ... VIOLENT Ties ... !!!

Cos I'd ...
Rather Have ... LOVE ...
and Try To Be ... WISE ...

Than ...
Live My Life ...

To .......

...... " Commercialise " ......
Well, in a world where Donald runs the US, these words seem worthless, but hey, so far I've done fine without putting a price on myself, or what I do, but I guess it works for the majority, or does it ... ??? One to think on .......
Sumairupoetry Sep 27
I realized that we are
 burning the Earth down
 because of the printed illusion of lack,
that we created.
For the love of money is the root to all evil.
Haylin Sep 24
We have many ideas,
but we do not seem to have idealists anymore.

We have droves of problem solvers,
but we do not seem to have solutions anymore.

We have endless media discourse,
but we do not seem to have dialogue anymore.

We have unrestrained capitalism,
but we do not seem to have money anymore.

We have innumerable drugs,
but we do not seem to have treatment anymore.

We have scores of Baby Boomers,
but we do not seem to have elders anymore.

We have unlimited vacation days,
but we do not seem to have days off anymore.

We have incalculable amounts of information,
but we do not seem to have facts anymore.

We have regular, established elections,
but we do not seem to have elected officials anymore.

We have America,
but we do not seem to have a nation anymore
Peter B Sep 22
And when I die,
the fame will come,
but I'll be far away from the limelight,
from all the glitter and gold.

From posing to cameras,
from being someone I'm not,
from doing this for the money.
I'll be far away.

I'll be - home.
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