Deconstructing the 'Haves' and the 'Have Nots'

The greater the 'nothing,' the more transparent one becomes, and the more the 'nothings' or the 'have nots' pretend that they do have a life, the harder it is to see them.

A good propagandist
makes a vacation resort out of a manure pile.
If there’s nothing to eat, he argues
that a slim waist improves everyone’s appearance.
Thousands who hear him talk about the highways
are delighted, as if they had cars.
On the graves of those who starved to death or were killed
he plants laurel bushes. But long before things had come so far,
he spoke of...