Inequality

Poetry by Ross Adamson

Poems on unfairness, unearned privilege, extreme poverty, homelessness and segregation. Rhymes about wealth distribution, egalitarianism and the ever-growing gulf between the super-rich and the downtrodden poor.

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Ezadeen

Ezadeen

‘We'd like to thank you, one and all, For financing this trip. But, sadly, owing to this squall, Your crew’s abandoned ship ...

Poor Door

Poor Door

Door for the rich bloke – Grand, at the front; Door down a side lane For the poor c**t ...

Tribute to Tyranny

Tribute to Tyranny

A tyrant Saudi king dies And we fly the flags half-mast, Despite their human rights abuses, Now and recent past ...

The One Percent

The One Percent

Just one percent of people Own half of global wealth. They keep their fortunes tucked away With tax-evading stealth ...

Destiny: Dystopia

Destiny: Dystopia

Peekaboo! They’re watching you. The streets have eyes, the walls have ears. They track and log your every move. They own your hopes, they craft your fears ...