The Commodified Joy

Source: Kelly Sikkema from Unsplash

I’m enraptured by all this
flesh and blood, gifted by
my laborious parents, two jaded
Americans pursuing that elusive
mocking dream that grew legs,
tossing them their allotted table scraps

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Arthur Ramirez

Arthur Ramirez

Aspiring novelist and amateur poet and op-ed writer on gay/queer/GSM topics. CA —> MN —> ? Stick around if I haven’t bored you yet.