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  Greed
by Frank P Whyte
Sunday, February 14, 2010
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Greed,
More than deadly sin alone,
Is pestilence of the soul,
Achingly depriving all else,
For greed abides with no good thing.

Greed denies vision,
For in its opacity,
It blocks all but itself:
A self-indulgent ravenous plague,
Seeking peers in sinister conspiracy,
Evil sneers glancing right and left,
And always to the rear.

Greed is the mother of rationalization,
As it thirsts for uncluttered justification,
But greed is not neat and tidy;
Rather, a malignancy of the soul
That knows not a thing,
Lest they be the lies that it tells.

Greed, when fully-grown
Becomes paranoid,
For evil recognizes only itself,
Expects behavior like unto itself,
And all else is but prey,
For greed is never sated.

For some, in life’s final review,
It is greed which will stand alone,
So consuming is she,
There is no room for another:
Sadly, no goodness has survived,
Only lost opportunity,
As greed undeniably lives on.




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Reviewed by Regis Schilken
Greed is the mother of rationalization,
As it thirsts for uncluttered justification,

Two very poignant lines. I like your poem and your writing style. Thanks for a memorable poem.

rege
Reviewed by The Poetess
Greed sure is in the process of taking over. Lets not let it.
Reviewed by Gerald Tate
Very true and well written Frank, an excellent piece of work.

Well done, Gerry
Reviewed by Charlie
What a parasite she is, too, too true. --Charlie
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK
GREED $ Is Self Destruction Of All Humanity...

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