27 May 2017 – The Usual Losers

The usual losers – and that won’t change.
Wannabes ante-up, glad of the game,
relieved to be rid of their​ morals, exchanged
for lottery chances they’ll​ never claim.

They could’ve chosen to jam up the gears,
chosen defiance of each petty czar,
chosen new voices – to them lent their ears,
but never bothered, and so – here we are!