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Basil Jaber

Decay Of Innocence

We value Nintendo, Xbox and PlayStation 3,
Over our ethics and the way the world should be.

Double quarter pounder, super sized coke and fries,
While Cambodians starve and children die.

We abuse our teachers and our schools,
While children slave on fields as labour tools.

This pen in my hand as I write this now,
Was manufactured by a child in a factory town.

We turn on the news; the new IPhone is here,
And we neglect the next segment of fatalities, famine and fear.

We are proud of our reputation; the fattest nation on earth!
While malnutrition plagues children from birth.

And we smoke our cigarettes and drink our beer,
Ignorant that we’re only bringing our own death near.

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