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bastard of middle class

overworked cog in capitalism’s ever-quickening pace 
bastard son of middle class
dressed in proper trappings
yet blinded 
by economy’s firestorm
little chance to tie my proper shoes.

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  1. Date: 9/21/2012 12:27:00 PM
    Interesting write that tells the true story out there in the real world.