soap opera

My ode to the soap opera

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My ode to the soap opera

 

Originally created to sell soap

And now they steal souls

Hypnotising the populous

To think others lives exist

That are worse than us

 

Screaming, shouting too

The air is normally blue

Throw in a murder or two

Compared to your life?

How does it compare to you?

 

A catchy, established tune

Normally introduces you

Images of a fictional town

Soon starts the darkness

Actors with permanent frowns

 

definitely work of fiction

but some have an addiction

nothing but a life constriction

living another’s dream world

in life terms a contradiction

 

Commercial channels cramming

Materialisms advertising

Addiction lead to wallet resizing

this format got you gripped?

Needs a personal uprising

 

energy flows to your tv

when you stare; circuitry

rewired very covertly

why their called programs

to ensure your conformity

 

in a system that shouldn’t be

we should all be flying free

being controlled quietly

though nobody would admit

this, it surely be

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