More Miserables

Not everyone who steals is Jean Valjean,
With starving mouths at home to feed that day;
Some want to dry their hair, or watch a film,
Or hear an album, but don’t want to pay.

I don’t think ideology does this.
Whatever class, it’s more how people feel;
Some people would not, will not ever pay
For anything that they can merely

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Beleaguered Servant

Owen Servant is an online poet working in a style that's been described as "compulsive". In real life, he is an actuary, because being a poet wasn't unpopular enough.

One thought on “More Miserables”

  1. Why should they? The rest of us pay for them. Until we’re bankrupt and empty in all ways.

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