Tagged: economy

under the soil, you

under the soil, you
don’t even have to
dig deep
before you hit
something
shimmery –
in the middle of
america’s red,
white, and blue,
a mirage
of expertise
.
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there were, are, and will

there were, are, and will
be job losses
and minimal
job creations –
we calculate, chew
up, swallow,
digest the
numbers, but
have a hard time
absorbing
.
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pink can be

pink can be
affordable today
and not tomorrow,
quite arbitrarily,
we are enmeshed
in the delicate
engine of supply
and demand,
intentionally
blind to the
machinations
.
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january is

january is
excess and scarcity, outlined
by the ruling class
.
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in the theater of

in the theater of
dreams
, there is a steady hum
all around us, a

low rumbling at this late
hour from those ready to rise
.
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the haves and the have

the haves and the have
nots rarely meet in neutral
territory, one

inevitably hosts the
other, begs to be comforted
.
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it always starts off

silence tends to stick

silence tends to stick
together – hushed in the playground,
tucked into alleys

and cul-de-sacs, stilled by an all
too familiar look, bought into
.
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being an arm’s

being an arm’s
length away
from comfort, we
can so easily
forget how
lucky we are,
use our hands and
fingers like
fiery weapons
.
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we cannot believe

we cannot believe
what has become of us
is
what we say before

and after, startled into
ignoring and accepting worse
.
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