In America, the voice of the rich is loud and clear-
In this land of the almighty dollar, worship fear!
The gilded beast commands our lives with suavity:
We praise his brightness with cultured depravity.
That we would become devoted to naked greed
Is no wonder. We ate the apple that cursed our seed.
Now our shame is the three piece corporate suit.
It has robbed our integrity and labor’s honest fruit.
The serpent coiled in the tree whispers: “dividend”.
This is what rationalizes heinous crime without end.
The corporation is a wondrous tit full of lucre,
That the CEO steals from the exiled worker.
Darvish longs for the return of “Small is Beautiful”.
The beast is wounded, and such a huge, ugly idol!