The capitalists of death
Never think they will die.
So is their perennial illusion, the Death Illusion.
I do not blame them for death is a coward.
For capitalists, mortality is for others; not for them.
Money will flow, and the body can be revamped;
Spare parts are many, the body will adjust.
Money will flow, and may be even buy immortality.
But, but… are they not mistaken?
Tijan M. Sallah is a Gambian poet, short story writer, biographer and economist at the World Bank.
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