Noblesse Oblige?

In a mood to speak out – particularly after my previous post on pressure to remain silent in the unfair face of social repression – I paid a visit to https://randomwordgenerator.com and was pleased to see understand.

Big words call for big ideas, I reckon, even if they’re a little obvious …

 

ups and downs are necessaries –
no progress without contraries –
damn the pampered rich from birth
expecting as of right that Earth
reward their unearned cash with more
so deftly lifted from the poor –
try harder says the worklife coach
and should you pick the right approach
no ceiling keeps you from the stars –
drones nod smiley heads in borrowed cars

 

The real wage gap: The rich are getting richer while the ...

 

image: www.dailymail.co.uk

 

11 thoughts on “Noblesse Oblige?

    1. Wish I could claim credit for the phrase you quote but it’s William Blake’s! My take on it here is that adversity builds character which is why everyone should experience it, not just those at the bottom of the pecking order. With encouragement like yours, Curt, I may be able to keep to my new resolution – be more direct!

  1. Great piece! This mirrors many of my own feelings. I also like the line, ‘so deftly lifted from the poor.’ Seems like the power grabbing rich and exploiting political parties are a now universal problem.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.