Tagged: consumer

when we dream, we

when we dream, we
dream for more
closet space,
more
shelving, never
for less stuff
.
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as long as we are

as long as we are
alive, it will never stop –
this need to feed and
be fed –
we look to our
allies, when we
should be looking
for accomplices
.
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when image contains

when image contains
black friday, cyber monday,
giving tuesday, and

cyber week, do the following:
move to trash on the corner
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: image

it would seem like the

it would seem like the
problem is us nine times out
of ten
– consuming
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: consuming

in one way

in one way
or another,
we are all tethered
to greedland,
eating it up
in the same
fashion, trying
to set ourselves
apart by how
cleanly we wipe
our chins
after the feast
.
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on the way to orange

there are moments that

there are moments that
come prepackaged
you sort of
see it
coming, but
you cannot be sure, you
second-guess yourself,
fingers idly
brushing the other
choices on the shelves
.
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the signs of the times

never underestimate

never underestimate
the power of a
queue – you’ve seen
them
– the ones
for democracy,
for capitalism,
for the home game,
even the ones
right in front
of you – there’s
always someone
willing them to
break down
.
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there is something

Death is like going to Bloomingdale’s.
– Andy Warhol

there is something
foreign about
retail, a brilliant
sheen
that brings
a glint
to day-to-day-to-
day-dulled
eyes, an electric
humming to
consume, a rebirth of
self no longer
recognizable, a perfect
and ageless death
.
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