Tagged: wealth gap

you and little pete

you and little pete
spent half the day curating,
placing, and hanging

two hundred pieces of art, as
fires spread into a sixth night
.
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perhaps they have been

perhaps they have been
waiting for this moment,
placing the onus
of a child’s
learning on his or her
circumstances, family,
life choices – as
if there were already
choices – the curriculum
is here,
get online,
in line,
aligned
with our program
.
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according to this

according to this
morning’s report, only six
percent of those in
new york city homeless
shelters could access
the internet through
their shelter. this
spring’s best front
yard contest has been
cancelled, though
you prune the
azaleas
, just
in case.
we are all connected
until we are not,
most at risk when
we forget that
we are
.
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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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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: rumbling

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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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: comforted

under the same sun,

under the same sun,
one man’s trash is another
man’s treasure, merely

teetering on the sharpened
tip of circumstance, edge of wealth
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: teeter

counting down to the

counting down to the
end of twenty-seventeen
and civility,

we do not bat an eye to
the widening wealth chasm
.
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