Driven by a drunk they sought escape
In their Mercedes. Paparazzi sped
After them –– a form of Public Rape
No one has outlawed. Then they wound up dead.
Dead! Because of Folklust for Cheap Thrills.
Dead! Because “The Folk” should get a life.
Ogling the Rich and Famous fills
Dreary lives with smut, intrigue and strife.
Idle minds find Idols to adore.
Devoutly do they worship these false gods.
Only soon they’ll look for reasons to deplore
Deities with whom Life seems at odds.
In death we canonize what once perplexed ––