It shows our lack of progress,

In this day and age.

A serious lack of compassion

Seems to be all the rage.


The glaring lack of empathy.

For those who are the most needy.

Is the price we pay to feed.

The entitled and the greedy.


Because you are weakened by hubris.

This will be the boy’s making.

You could not quit whilst ahead:

You had to keep taking and taking.


Taking for granted his nature.

Kicking him whilst he was down.

You could not offer kindness.

All he received was a frown.


The only help he’s been given.

Are pills to keep down the rage.

A rage at the lack of compassion.

In this day and age.

©CMA 2018