The Fix Was In [A Modern Rondeau]

The Fix Was In [A Modern Rondeau]

The Fix was in right from the start.
They wrote the script, assigned the parts,
Then hired a team to advertise,
To teach to want, each worthless prize
A meal designed to slowly starve.

We work to live; our lives are hard.
Our hands are strong, but marked with scars,
And long before we realized
The Fix was in,

They dulled our minds and tamed our hearts.
We fell in line, we pushed the cart
Through crowded aisles, half mesmerized.
And on we’ll play, the stakes will rise,
not knowing as we fold our cards
The Fix was in.


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A sample of what you’ll find at my new blog, Astra Poetica


~ Come back next year to see the next form! ~


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