Treasure Island

Rommel Mark Dominguez Marchan

(Pilipinas / a.k.a. Jetfellow Marchanism)



Communism today
a mere leftover of
yesterday's red dead ideology

Maoist red armies were
designed for revolution

Today's guerillas are mere
combatant mountaineers,
a mountain dwellers
fighting no more for Utopian aims
struggling for own survivality
by reaping taxes from fruits
of free men's sweat and brows

where is now the communal justice movement
they are fighting for as revolution to the left

where is now the society to where each ones
works, not to extort, according to his ability
and gets according to his needs

where is now the Das Kapital logic
the once movement bible
to bring about classless society is to wait
patiently untill capitalists dig their own graves

where is now the faith of materialism forces
manisfested in Communist manifesto
a force to let economic revolution do its work
not to push it

Right, Karl Marx was right
he had lived long enough not
a Marxian
he was impatient
fulfilled not the classless struggle concepts

yes, yesterday's red fighters absored
the above logic
eventually they collapsed by themselves

yet, today's red mountaineers
ignore those logic
fanatically fight, revolt, adhere
the wrong communal ownership concepts
a leftover of the dead ideology.
ironically it creates terror
for livelihood sake

Submitted: Saturday, February 27, 2010

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  • Lasifa Farod (2/27/2010 1:55:00 AM)

    'left over of a dead ideology' really does gets me thinking.
    Fom my point of view this poem is based on a the loss of a once promintent cause, where men and woman faught for revolution.

    Interesting to read.
    Lasifa, (Report) Reply

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