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Poets Corner: Street Tax

Street Tax

today a man on the street pointed to me & said

"what the hell is that!?"

i wanted to turn around,

tell him that i got this dress on sale

& i got this body for free

but you have been making me pay for both

ever since.

-Alok Vaid-Menon

Alok Vaid-Menon, darkmatter, nyc, poetry, street tax

It Gets Bitter, by DarkMatters

Source: DarkMatter facebook page


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