Original rhymes by Ross Adamson

Poems on Materialism graphic – consumerism, material greed, acquisitiveness, desire creation, commercial manipulation, brand brainwashing and environmental damage

Poems on consumerist culture, commercialism, material greed and wealth one-upmanship.  Rhymes about our ceaseless consumption of consumer goods, manipulative advertising and society’s rampant lust for more and more stuff.

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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 ...



You want that brand new gadget
And you crave the latest gear,
Despite the fact it’s over-priced
And ‘out’ within a year ...