Materialism

Poetry by Ross Adamson

Original poems on capitalist consumerism, material greed and ostentatious wealth one-upmanship. Rhymes about the ceaseless consumption of goods and services, fast fashion, manipulative advertising and unbridled lust for money and 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 ...

Cupidity

Cupidity

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