Robber with consent

He arrives with pockets full of promises

 His ammunitions more deadly than a gun

 tongue dripping with vague promises  

He resurfaces every four years with renewed

deceit and plumb cheeks glorifying his robbery

He has substituted the gun with a three piece suit   

And we gladly place our consent on paper allowing

The politician to take it all while we look on helplessly  


2 thoughts on “Robber with consent

  1. Shame on me for not reading this on the 23rd of December that you published it. Even a politician would enjoy this. I call it a sucka-punch poem.

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