Arid

By Scott Bailey 2017

Arid
Are the hearts
and souls
Of our leaders
Deserts devoid of
Compassion
The seem to think
That
Their endless thirst
Can be assuaged
Quenched
By blood and gold
Our blood and gold

 

In response to the daily prompt Arid

#DailyPrompt

Author: Scott Andrew Bailey

Scott Bailey is an author and blogger. His works include the dystopian novel “Mankind Limited”, "Thirteen Tales" – a collection of Ghost Stories and “A Spring of Dreams” collection of poetry, plus his latest work, a collection of epic poems - Andervayne's Dream. His blogging ranges across family articles, poetry and short stories and even the odd book or movie review.

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