The Price

Everything nice comes at a price

So that’s why always gamble with dice hoping to rise

Poverty holding us back ….suffocating us…. air tight

Every single force we mobilise in pursuit of emancipation

Makes our circumstances more rigid

Like a piece of metal on a vice

This drives us insane

It makes us

Shapes us

Moves us

Above and beyond

‘Spiritually physically

Because we all have to pay the price.

We pay to receive

We invest to have

No matter how you behave

You will pay a price

Some even sell their soul just for fame

Imagine losing your true self just to be on top of the game

I know a couple of girls back home who’d give up their bodies to old men who were born before the Cold War just for a fancy lunch at school.

I know we are all supposedly ‘masters of our own destiny’

But this life,

Well I can’t really say much about how aliens live in Mars and outer space

But this life doesn’t give us much of a choice

So we end up wishing upon shooting stars

Dreaming of fancy cars

Aspiring to be stars

Cognisant of the fact that this world’s everything comes with a price tag.

Coz everything nice comes at a price

Resulting in human beings wasting their most priceless non-renewable resource, time

Investing in an unlawful illogical feeling and desires commonly known as Crime

Paying more to get more

Battering our conscience to an unbelievable degree of sore……ness

Just to harness every little possible dangerous innovation

That may probably potentially lead to the nation’s destruction

All this just to satisfy our own selfish need

We all shower 2-3 times a day yet we all have that unclean dirty demon

Deeply rooted in our soul

Feels like 2 opposing military forces in our own anatomy

Nuclear/Atomic war within our blood stream and minds

As we ride in our Carriage of Unrealistic stupid obsessions

Ascending to a level of our very own self destruction

I wonder how we survive………..

Funny I’m still alive

Coz the other day I was about to dive

Deep into the ocean then I thought of the most priceless currency in all spheres, ‘love’

We all have to pay a price, its entirely up to us to decide….

So choose wisely

And me? I pay with LOVE….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everything nice comes at a price

So that’s why always gamble with dice

Hoping to rise

Poverty holding us back ….

suffocating us….

air tight

Every single force we mobilise in pursuit of emancipation

Makes our circumstances more rigid

Like a piece of metal on a vice

This drives us insane

It makes us

Shapes us

Moves us

Above and beyond

Spiritually, physically

Because we all have to pay the price.

We pay to receive

We invest to have

No matter how you behave

You will pay a price

Some even sell their soul just for fame

Imagine losing your true self just to be on top of the game

I know a couple of girls back home who’d give up their bodies to old men who were born before the Cold War just for a fancy lunch at school.

I know we are all supposedly ‘masters of our own destiny’

But this life,

Well I can’t really say much about how aliens live in Mars and outer space

But this life doesn’t give us much of a choice

So we end up wishing upon shooting stars

Dreaming of fancy cars

Aspiring to be stars

Cognisant of the fact that this world’s everything comes with a price tag.

Coz everything nice comes at a price

Resulting in human beings wasting their most priceless non-renewable resource, time

Investing in an unlawful illogical feeling and desires commonly known as Crime

Paying more to get more

Battering our conscience to an unbelievable degree of sore……ness

Just to harness every little possible dangerous innovation

That may probably potentially lead to the nation’s destruction

All this just to satisfy our own selfish need

We all shower 2-3 times a day yet we all have that unclean dirty demon

Deeply rooted in our soul

Feels like 2 opposing military forces in our own anatomy

Nuclear/Atomic war within our blood stream and minds

As we ride in our Carriage of Unrealistic stupid obsessions

Ascending to a level of our very own self destruction

I wonder how we survive………..

Funny I’m still alive

Coz the other day I was about to dive

Deep into the ocean then I thought of the most priceless currency in all spheres, ‘love’

We all have to pay a price, its entirely up to us to decide….

So choose wisely

And me? I pay with LOVE….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country
Our world

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