Athens Insurance

Vintage Words


It is now an unravelable tangle.

Greece pays pharmacies in four
months, providers are paid
in a month.
Profit is as mythical
as the tales of the Gods
and Goddesses with fancy names
known for those immaculate

Broken Greek, a reference
to the population one at a time.
Broken state, unable to keep
the people fed while simultaneously
financing low productivity.
Austerity is mostly a sure vote
out of power. Greece, where
democracy was born, is birthing
twin concepts, lovingly swaddled,

and adoringly christened
poverty and starvation.



Author's Notes/Comments: 

EU bailed them out - and they are staging a comeback in 2019. - slc

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