A New God

When did it become about bowing to a god

forged in the fires of our greed

corrupt and consumed

with our need for bigger, better, more

than anyone else we know.

When did it become about making money

upon the backs of innocents

collateral damage, that 80% 

never should have happened

when the school exploded.

Children dead and mothers cry

unheard, ignored, left to bleat.

Ewes without lambs. 

Rams without ewes.

Money and pain, 

greed and need.

No, greed and want

consumerism is the new God

bow to this entity worshipped by all.

©Jay-lyn Doerksen

November 24/17

Author: Jay-lyn Doerksen

A single hard working mom of a soon to be teenage son. A poet and story teller I have wanted to write since I was a child. This space is where I share stories about myself and my life and the creative poetry that stirs my soul. My hope is you will pull up a chair and a cup of coffee delving into the world that I offer and you find simple enjoyment for a few moments. Welcome to The Wonderful & Wacky World of One Single Mom

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