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Updated on September 22, 2015

Greed, greed, greed,

The poison within us all,

The thing leading to none other than our very own downfall,

The desire to own this and that thing,

What do these things, supposedly bring?

The joys of life?

Nothing but strife,

Happiness galore?

Now there is no more,

A loyal family forever?

Family is now never,

A fruitful time on Earth?

Life shall be devoid of mirth,

Greed brings nothing but the desire for more,

Eventually making life a bore,

Sitting in your home, all day long,

Trying to make money, from doing wrong,

Greed is a problem and always will be,

But just remember, it isn't always "me, me, me".


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Do you know someone that acts greedy?

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What Do You Think About Greed, and Do You Know Anybody Who Shows It?

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    • AntonioVivaldi531 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ansh Vashisth 

      3 years ago from Aliso Viejo, CA

      And thank you, "Anonymous from school" for the suggestion; I have fixed it:)

    • AntonioVivaldi531 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ansh Vashisth 

      3 years ago from Aliso Viejo, CA

      Thanks everyone! I will be posting more poems about topics similar to this, if you want more of them, remember to follow!:)

    • manatita44 profile image


      3 years ago from london

      Excellent Hub and very necessary topic. You've portrayed this well. Great poetry, too. Nice one, Bro!

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      Anonymous from school 

      3 years ago

      Nice but I would think no comma after other in the beginning. And as I said earlier you should make it flow more. :D

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      3 years ago

      Awesome job

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      Wesley H 

      3 years ago

      :) this be great

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      Ralph Schwartz 

      3 years ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

      Great word use to tie up a topic we are all familiar with. Thanks for sharing!


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