I have been to a place
Where criminals are given awards
And politicians slide through revolving doors
Where talk of the rule of law
Becomes a tool in a tug of war
And leaders become bidders in the stock exchange
At the expense of the poor

I’ve been to the place where they send people to the moon
While others become prophets of doom
A plae where every omen warns
of the coming of counter-storm
but still the glutons gorge,dull and swinish-eyed
ignoring the rising tide

I have seen selfishness blind the ignorant
And greediness become the passion of crime