It is the bones.
It is the rattle and crack of what remains
as the caws of the corvids scrape across tar,
crying for flesh; feeding their young.
The young remain
forced into the thousand crosses
of Calvary; bound as the countless
virgins frozen under the hands
that will raise them to whore.
Our nests are thorns dipped in gold.
Old temples crush the new
and call it charity. Images line the walls
of the grave.
Miracles run black over
withered palms; th
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1. Having assets in wife's/ husband's/ children's names as a tax dodge. 2. Insisting on a driver when he/she is perfectly capable of driving him/herself. 3. Demanding an expense account to take the family to meetings overseas that could easily have been a 20-minute Skype instead. 4. Claiming rent allowance for staying in the house owned by your wife (also, see #1). 5. Wobbly jowls. 6. Having never known what it's like to be down to your last $20 with a week until pay day and