The Perfect Crimes

The Perfect Crimes

A Poem by LovingJoy
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It's all just coincidences, no matter how many times this stuff happens

"

I'm not asking for money nor an effort on your behalf,

I'm not asking for you to re-send this to avoid bad luck,

I just ask you spend five minutes inside my little mind:

Maybe it's true, maybe it's all hogwash, maybe it's a bit of both.

There are those into short cons and those into long cons.

The professional scammers - beware, the house always wins.

Studies were paid for to discover the following things:

If you screw economies how do the public behave?

If you cause mayhem how will the public react?

If you bring fear and misery how will the public react?

I understand there have been many other studies in a similar vein.

Think big, think twenty years ahead, you'll catch them up with the game...

War is now a taboo in the Western world, so that's a no-go (for now);

So flood them with easy credit, they'll buy it up,

eager to have what they've never had,

they'll get up to their necks in debt to live better,

you, me, companies, governments included,

riding on the illusory wave of "the world is getting better...",

unaware we are the Johns and Janes of the scammers;

when we've gone so far that we can't save our bacon

they turn off the credit tap from one day to the next,

after having allowed a load of worthless loans,

having deliberately fostered this spree for decades,

it will lead to a load of bad debtors who lose all,

when the bad debtors in good honest faith

lose their businesses, houses, cars, and have to sell their

possessions, heirlooms, jewellery, more

all at pawnbroker rates,

they will be on their knees and unable to complain,

chasing their tails, then doubtful futures can be constructed,

it is "nazism" at its worst, hidden in economic shenanigans.

Once much gold is sold to pawnbrokers,

debase the price of the metal,

the pawnshops will have to sell it cheap to survive,

then the scammers strike again and buy it up cut price,

they later raise the price and make a very tidy profit,

the house always wins.

How does a corrupt casino work?

I understand it lets a John keep winning,

until he puts all his money on the table, over confident,

then the casino makes him lose, and he loses everything,

the house always wins.

It's not just us now, it goes on in different guises,

the scammers move from continent to continent to avoid detection,

but you'd have to be blind not to see a global con repeated so often.

You are innocent, so am I, politicians too, the police too,

businesspeople too, your neighbour is too, banks are too,

while we continue to blame the victims and not prosecute those responsible

this will keep happening forever and ever. Scammers never get enough

to feed their greed and deranged megalomania or sociopathy.

I look at my cat, she is noble, only seeking love,

companionship, a little food, she is honest,

you are too, so am I, we are foolish,

we can argue over many things, we'll disagree,

you and I can be blind, bigoted, belligerent, sneaky,

selfish, a tad dishonest...

but on the whole we and the billions of others are good.

The perfect crime by ignoble scammers is not good.

Think big, think twenty years ahead, think angry.

We are not the problem, the career criminals are.

The house always wins, but every empire has its day, I hope.

Call me deluded, paranoid, a conspiracy buff, a fool,

it is all water off a duck's back to me, I own my soul,

when the scammers no longer have your soul

you are free and they have nothing, nothing,

all the money and power in the world is

nothing if no-one fears you and sees you for the cowardly crook you are.

The house always wins, poor Archduke Franz Ferdinand,

they say, murdered to spark a war that made some a lot of money...

Who funded both sides of the Second World War with loans?

Who felt it wise to destroy Africa with loan shark credit?

Who is really behind the improbable events you see every day?

Who stands most to gain from an impoverished, divided planet?

Who maintain puppet leaders and dictators, and ruins democratic laws?

What difference a Mafia fence from a laundering operation in a bespoke suit?

I have a very little brain, a little heart, and an empty wallet, however,

I'll keep my soul, thank you very much,

I do not wish to be involved in feeding perverse criminals if I can avoid it,

it is impossible to avoid being in part accessory to the perfect crime,

a casino-like con replayed over and over before our very eyes

by cowards who hide in the dark and cause misery for profit,

and to rub much salt into the wounds,

use tax-payers money to be protected by the police and

intelligence agencies who are unaware of the cowards' "grand schemes".

This poem has no rhyme to it

because this system has no reason to it.

I am but a rambling, lunatic fool, so be it,

slag me off and mock me in private or in public...

But, dear human being, what if there were truth in my poem?

© 2013 LovingJoy


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What a wonderful piece of wisdom dear friend.The house always win and the poor man will always suffer this is the norm.The almighty dollar has caused many a man to forsake his conscience and even his humanity.People mean nothing as long as you have money to keep you warm I say sarcastically.You are truly a master of your genre whatever your genre is lol.You have my utmost respect:)

Posted 7 Years Ago


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LovingJoy

7 Years Ago

Thank you too for sitting through the "loonie on the bus" rant, and your words are very true, to my .. read more
Vidya Bacchus

7 Years Ago

You are welcome der friend:)



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It's a philosophical writing, even the minute aspects of life are well depicted, very good.
sayed

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LovingJoy

7 Years Ago

Many thanks for reading this, Sayed, and for your appraisal, thank you.
ad Russel Brand would say, 'we need a revolution' :). But in all seriousness, I agree with this rant, there is a lot that is wrong with our system and it really is time for a change. Call me an optimist, but i think it will happen (after much suffering)… Good write, you tell them!

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LovingJoy

7 Years Ago

Thank you very much for taking a moment to read this, dear εμπειρογνώμονας, I agree w.. read more
Intensely analytical piece, I love it! The career criminals, no longer the bank robbers and Mafia men of times past, but the behind-the-scenes con artists ruining entire industries and threatening our social foundations. The line "This poem has no rhyme to it because this system has no reason to it." is pure gold. Incredible work! :)

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LovingJoy

7 Years Ago

Thanks for taking a little time to read this, Matt, much appreciated, and what you say is very true .. read more
There's a lot of truth to this poem. Recently I watched my cat toy with a lizard. To her it was a game. To the lizard it was a terrifying, agonizing death. My cat's as cuddly as cat's comes but she's also a ruthless predator. We're being played by the banking, credit system the same way my cat plays lizards. It's easy to figure out. Who went down for the 2008 economic meltdown? F*****g no one. A black kid gets caught with 20 bucks worth of crack in his pants and he's in the pen for ten bloody years. What in the f**k kind of justice is that? It's f*****g bullshit is what it is. Punish the poor, let the rich s**t on everyone.

Posted 7 Years Ago


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LovingJoy

7 Years Ago

Many thanks for the read, I value your time and intelligence; I completely agree with you on everyth.. read more
This reads as a monologue or essay, structured as a poem. Very different, with well thought out points.

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1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

LovingJoy

7 Years Ago

You caught me out with the structure... Thank you for reading this and for evaluating it fairly in .. read more
What a wonderful piece of wisdom dear friend.The house always win and the poor man will always suffer this is the norm.The almighty dollar has caused many a man to forsake his conscience and even his humanity.People mean nothing as long as you have money to keep you warm I say sarcastically.You are truly a master of your genre whatever your genre is lol.You have my utmost respect:)

Posted 7 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

LovingJoy

7 Years Ago

Thank you too for sitting through the "loonie on the bus" rant, and your words are very true, to my .. read more
Vidya Bacchus

7 Years Ago

You are welcome der friend:)
That was simply outstanding.You have hit the nail on the head.Maybe a little self regulation for us all would help us get out of the mess some of us find we are in.Bloody great write.

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LovingJoy

7 Years Ago

Thanks for suffering reading through the raving diatribe, for your positive feedback, and for unders.. read more
Bob Sherunkle

7 Years Ago

It was excellent.Great write
LovingJoy

7 Years Ago

Thanks, Bob, have a great evening whatever you do.

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