We Have Fed You

To the ones with wings of gilded wax
and solid platinum bone spurs
on feet of of the finest clay

I say, you are not gods
you are one of mine
Your loans are due

Your time in the fire is coming
and we have fed you
a thousand years

4 responses to “We Have Fed You

  1. I like the classical reference – it works very well here Burl. And the poem needed to be written.

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  2. If only the ghosts of the rich could speak, what might they say? Are there gated communities in the beyond?

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