Gluttony:The Hunger Games

” They ” have stolen

the last of our days ,

” They ” have ripped

open our bellies ,

” They ” have taken

what little we had

mingled with blood and gore ;

When ” they ” finish gorging themselves

on the last of those days they stole ,

and lick clean their fingers

of the blood and gore ,

” They ” will choose not to remember

and we will choose never to forget ,

Dimitris Christoulas.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dimitris Christoulas was a Greek pensioner who committed suicide in Syntagma Square in Athens in April 4, 2012.

Christoulas left behind the following suicide note:

“The Tsolakoglou (The collaborationist occupation government established after the Nazi Germany invasion of Greece during World war two) government has annihilated all traces for my survival, which was based on a very dignified pension that I alone paid for 35 years with no help from the state. And since my advanced age does not allow me a way of dynamically reacting (although if a fellow Greek were to grab a Kalashnikov, I would be right behind him), I see no other solution than this dignified end to my life, so I don’t find myself fishing through garbage cans for my sustenance. I believe that young people with no future, will one day take up arms and hang the traitors of this country at Syntagma square, just like the Italians did to Mussolini in 1945″ [1]

Dimitris Christoulas, born in 1935, 77 years old at the time of his death, was a retired pharmacist who sold his pharmacy in 1994 and had been experiencing both financial and health problems, including difficulty paying for his medications, when the Greek government austerity measures slashed his pension.[2][3] Before his death, he had posted a sign outside his apartment that stated, “Can’t pay, won’t pay,” and his last words before shooting himself were “I am not committing suicide, they are killing me.”

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  1. Louis Kasatkin Post author

    Gloria Rodikis I wonder if this speaks i of the Greek disaster and for that matter it could be for any disaster… It hints the government or the United Europe innocent as the people were the powers.., jointly destroyed them..,, the facts known… You ex…ecute the innocents….good telling writing and nice of you to Put it up..,, but then philosophers ironically would say nothing can change…..but things can be changed when there is s strong will!!!See More21 hours ago via mobile

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