When made in china broke the world.

When made in china broke the world.

A Poem by andrew mitchell

It stands to reason
why the Great Wall
of China was built,
and if China does not
change its degustation menu,
we can all expect another
pandemic next year
following a new horrorscope.
Behind the mask of arrogance
and insolence -
the innocent will die.

© 2020 andrew mitchell


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most powerful social messaging i have read form you sir ... well done .. sharp and straight to the heart of it .. i am waiting and hopeful the not just the USA ..but other countries as well ...will hold China responsible for their intentional denials, misinformation and at the root of this pandemic .. i sure pray you are wrong about the "next" one ... but the world being what it seems to be .. someone will leak something someday .. with vile intent perhaps :(
E.

Posted 5 Days Ago


I'm not into politicizing this pandemic, but I do agree there will be other pandemics, wherever they may originate. I'm starting to accept that face masks is a new normal, even tho I don't own one & I'd rather stay in my solitude than don one. I love your made-up words well-done! I agree with everything in your poem, which says a BUNCH in just a few short lines! (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


our industrial meat factories are just as bad as the wet markets of china have you ever seen the inside of an industrial poultry plant? trust me china is not the only country that operates in these conditions I am not disagreeing with the heart of what you are saying but we need to point fingers at ourselves too we are not guiltless in this arena too:(

Posted 2 Months Ago


Totally agree with every word andrew.

Pandemic aside, the West, and much, though not all of the rest of the world has woken up, albeit rather belatedly, to the fact that China doesn't play fair. They have always played the long game and economically, theirs is a one way street, always has been, and this mindset will not be change, at least not voluntarily. I left my job in the city a little over thirteen years ago now, (when my son was born,) but even then, the signs were there.

Power and money, don't guarantee competence and aside from the fact that China has been splashing the cash like a drunken sailor out on the town; many of their state-owned enterprises are technically bankrupt; and given the huge cost of their overseas infrastructure 'investments,' much of which has withered on the vine; 'tis my belief that the master plan, including BRI, will flounder; as rather like Russia, China finds profit for the people and ideological politics to be uneasy bedfellows.

I have a great deal of time for ordinary Chinese people. No time at all for the legitimacy of a regime that murdered thousands of its own people, during the Tiananmen Square protests, then simply wiped it from the history books.

Beccy.

Posted 3 Months Ago


Indeed, totalitarian governments are not known for their compassion and concern. But what is degustation?

Posted 4 Months Ago


years ago when manufacturing started migrating there in droves, i remember thinking, this will be a problem in the future. things always come home to roost. even the virus was made there. sobering write andrew. how is it faring in the land down under? ... :)

Posted 4 Months Ago


And to think the Left has been espousing open borders...well we opened the borders and willingly unleashed this virus. The U.N. is worse than useless.
Still, the bark is worse than the bite. Except for a few hot spots, the death rate is quite low. The media bombardment is incredible.

A good write Andrew

Posted 4 Months Ago


And now we know what was being sold whilst companies were making money, not mere pence but billions.. and along all that, power to take over anything as time went on. It's amazing how much has been sexported with those words, cheap as chips, made in China.

Perhaps now we'll realise that MADE AT HOME is more important, even if it means saving and saving to get. it. Better that than the disaster the world has been gifted. NOT. Great rite, true as true and should be an eye and rain opener.

Posted 4 Months Ago


When I visited China twenty years ago, I was appalled at the lack of hygiene there. The fact that this virus was birthed there, is of no surprise to me. The down side of made in China. Perhaps it will bring about much needed change Andrew. Take good care.

Chris


Posted 4 Months Ago


Wow...... what a message.
Great writing. Timely.

Posted 4 Months Ago



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