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I Am Greed

The whisper of the devil
Tricking you
Tickling you with false comfort  
Tempting you with my six deadly sin friends
Lust gluttony and sloth
And wrath envy and pride
I feed humanity with emptiness  
False hope and broken dreams
I will destroy your spirit
As I tease you with material consumption
I control your desires
The apple in Eden
I am greed
I am the downfall of empires
All empires
Man worships my false value
Yet values my importance  
To feed his ego
I am greed
The more I am cherished
The more I consume time and energy
And humanity
Anything that truly matters
I am irrelevant at judgement day
But I will haunt yours
I am greed
Written by Mstrmnd1923
Published | Edited 17th Apr 2024
Author's Note
Part 6/10 of the "I Am" series
All writing remains the property of the author. Don't use it for any purpose without their permission.
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