Since prosperity seems to
Favor industry
Over artistry,
Is creativity even
A blessing?
Those who live to earn
Live such more wealthy lives
Than the creators
Whose fruits they sell,
Who need to earn to live.
What good is a talent
That makes others rich,
Yet earns you
Barely enough to eat?
Call me a cynic,
But I believe
This world ever belonged
To the honey-tongued.

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