The Arrogance of Entitlement

have we moved from the age of aquarius

to the age of narcissus

has the arrogance of entitlement

led us down the garden path

of hopelessness

the era of violence by web post

faceless nameless aggression

all in the pursuit of their ideology

 the entitled with their economic superiority

need to learn to bite their tongue

in the presence of those with smaller bank balances

lording ones perceived elevated status

at best lowers your intellectual status

at worst it negates your work

and the work of those with less arrogance

 why should a healthy bank balance

come with a condescending attitude

economic might does equate to being right

arrogance brings a sense of entitlement

in the person

more than actual entitlement

 we are left with the audacity of hope

in the presence of arrogance

entitlement should not usurp our history

let peace be our guide

as we chart our way through the islands of arrogance


© 2016 Michael D Emmerich

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