Low Return Investment

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Love is a low return investment

So why waste time to return love?

Because partners lack conviction

Love’s value is based on faith

A kind all religions lack

Love is just a game

Everyone takes their cut

No one makes the cut

All I taste is slut

Love is a low return investment

So why waste time to return love?

Everyone’s an insecure succubus

Nobody—image whores ? . . .

All you look like smut

Love is a low return investment

So why waste time to return love?

Why am I wasting my time

When I’m just waiting for my divorce

Why can’t I act the way I think

When I am the chiefest cynic

Why do I have such conviction

When I don’t believe in blind faith

Regardless of gender, everyone plays it like a game

Love is a low return investment

So why do I always take the risk?

 

This poem is about: 
My country

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