Split


Zine (Forthcoming)


Falling prey to the glitz, the glam, the gentrification
trap.
Here, in this land where children tear open bags of trash seeking
treasure,
I give power to wealth, covet it still.

pants a cut
above the ankle.
flat
white.
the New barber – his shiny pole.

amburguesa. Comida china in a clean white box.

The vendors speak my native language
(also) the language of
exploitation. Somewhere behind
the façade is a woman living in shadows,
Losing
.


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