Middle class suburb Saturday night
party goes on until the early morning light.
Amidst all the noise and racket
middle class man takes out a packet.
Places five lines upon the table.
Calls out to those who are still able.
They come forward and use their nose
as if they were smelling a rose.
Middle class suburb Monday night
everything in the world seems alright.
television is on and news anchor said
another two have been shot in the head.
Middle class man says “What a waste”
and continues to copy and paste.
He goes to bed without a care
miles away from the gangsters lair.
Working class area Friday night.
Gangs on corners ready to fight.
Middle class man parks his big car.
Passes his cash and waits from afar.