Economic Violence – Written Thursday 21st May 2020 (Aged 45)

Economic Violence

some made plans
out of pots and pans
but will they vote
the same way again

a celebrity
found out they do not mean much
to you or me
and their fame was no key
to set them free

they made an older man
sing and dance
as he recalled days
of fighting on the beaches of france

the government never told us
because it will not look us in the eye
but your freedom is a refrain to slavery
and for capitlism, you may be expected to die

James Garratt – Thursday 21st May 2020

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