Cheating at Life



Don’t you feel guilty cheating at life?

When misery and toil around you is rife?

You seem to win at every race –

I don’t know how you can keep a straight face.


This college is for the brightest of brains,

but you got in with rich blood in your veins.

Don’t tell me your daddy didn’t have a word,

the lines between truth and lies are blurred.


Everyone knows why you’re getting those grades,

you can stop now with this game of charades.

Our Head of Department seems rather smitten

with your fake plastic smile – are your answers rewritten?


I can see through your fake tanned face,    *

and realise now that you’ve reserved first place.

So I might be brilliant and have great work to show,

But getting on top is due to people you know.


This country is run by people like you,

the weak and poor are discarded – it’s true.

It takes a will of fire to climb over the rich.

It really is a shame that life’s such a bitch!


  • I pinched a line from the Arctic Monkeys

In response to the word prompt Cheat

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