Dark sentence

a saying not easily explained.

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He contributed his "hope" for global warming, throwing in a dark sentence on the loss of a effective antibiotics for global infections, and whatever might work for viral menaces.
Only those that toiled away down there For eight-hour shifts without clean air Can know what it is like to work in the dark Prolong your life without the killing spark Danger was resident in that black turmoil Several leagues below the sunlit soil Strange how owners could become so wealthy Ignoring the plight of workplaces unhealthy Sat up there in their elegant heights Never giving credence to the workers' plights It's a place fathers loathed to send their boys An underground dark sentence for those it employs So as a lad going down a deep pit hole Did you love or hate the black bricks called coal?