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Profits Not Prophets

Lawrence S. Pertillar 1947 (Connecticut)

No prophet to follow,
Has mentioned...
Profits to have caused,
Wars and conflicts to create them...
Had been the main ingredient,
To use as an excuse...
For selfish kept profits reduced.
By the threat of diversity.
And the proof of truth,
As to who from them...
Were made to perceive the enemy.
While defending to protect,
Uninvited poachers...
Misrepresenting themselves to be,
Instead of thieves of natural resources.
Having their theft to believe,
Profits to keep were theirs to take.
To leave those behind destitute,
Hungry, homeless and unfortunately...
Not the ones chosen,
With skills to kill.
Or recognize,
Smiling deceivers for who they are 2B!
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Submitted by lpahtillah on May 20, 2021

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