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Arbitrage

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Arbitrage

Pronounce.

The salt frost across your plate has its reasons,
Equity, ignorance, fundamentalism, feminism¦
¦and cost,

Utter.

Equity in the building of bridges,
Ignorance of the meal at hand,
Fundamentalism in the notion of paradise,
Feminism in its look¦
¦and cost,

Explain.

Cost in the sour look on the plates face,
White and male,
With the grease from the bacon¦
¦On its face,

Divulge.

From the curve of its lips,
To the bald shine on its head,
Dirt wailing against your walls¦
¦but,

Spoke.

With soap in the basin,
And calm in the seas,
Regret will always last longer than triumph¦
¦and bloats the face with ease.


Soon to be published in Decanto Magazine, August Issue 2007 (Up and coming 
magazine) (Masque Publishing)

Also Published in The Journal 17 (ISSN 1466-5220)

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