Quid Pro Quo
by Rachel Hoyt
image by Stuart Miles via freedigitalphotos.net
Addiction comes in many forms.
Some fit the norms of society -
accidentally acquired afflictions
which worm their way in our lives.
Happily blind to the signs -
our minds content to rest,
ignore logic and predictions,
feel blessed that our will thrives.
One day we will realize
we despise our lives -
we are just menial workers
fulfilling another's plan,
not Queens of our hives.
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at prices and delivery times certain to please.
Once they are able to meet all of our needs,
they will hold the power to make our wallets bleed.