Everyone Lies              Earth First

 

Television lackeys-gapped tooth grins with abusive language and coarse speech, illustrate bad intent. The TV blares and the children look on, absorbing all of it.

While outside, liars and beggars with empty hearts leer at their victims, whom they accost on the street while shilling for booze-money in the name of hungry children who do not exist.

Big cars trundle past; huge gas hogs bearing bumper stickers reading save the planet, their clueless owners are so sincere.

We say children first but then put them last. We say save the planet and then we shit on it. There's no need to reflect on this for everyone lies, and that fact makes us all feel better.

 

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