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Greed and Power claim their own.
Chaos reigns without filtration.
Seeking out a buffer zone
takes a heap of dedication.
Spend a moment in the light.
Anger mounting by the hour
convolutes the skill to fight
Greed and Power.
© Mary Boren, 2017