Poetic Vision: Nowadays …

nowadays we harvest acid rain

because the soil is sold to the highest bidder

and even the artificially sweetened fruits have gone bitter

the crop is owned by a handful of voracious all consuming families

white men in white suits who have never smelled the ground or listened to its groaning

nowadays we harvest acid rain

in a time of drought and freedoms songs betrayed

our fathers can no longer defend their pride

as the fire of truth burns beneath the belt …

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