Modern Slavery (Senryu series) - Bree Leto

Steal another life

To make a rich man richer

Work them to the bone


Break a soul in two

To increase the bank balance

Of a soulless man


Pay for her body

But never see the human

Before your blind eyes


Selfish lust consumes

Without a thought for the girl

Whom you will discard


Fields full of plant life

Debt-bondage takes the rewards

Leaving only dust


In the dirt and muck

A purposeless existence

Making cheap products


The latest fashion

Made by invisible slaves

All for vanity


Blissful ignorance

With every dollar you spend

Keeping them enslaved


Modern slavery

Stems from everyday choices

You hold the power

Bree Leto writes to connect with the hearts of people from all walks of life and give their thoughts a voice. Her work has been published in a number of anthologies and online poetry magazines. Enjoy more of Bree’s work at www.secretthoughtswithin.com

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