sparrow feet

insanity hops
thru my brain
on stinky brown
sparrow stick feet

the radio saws
at my whitegirl middleclass
manufactured pain

every day i thank the goddess

for dropping me
into this united states
my clitoris

for the rapist
who let me live

for my little house in the ghetto
my good neighbors
poverty class
working class
& outofwork class

most of all
for this pure blunt whitegrey
cleveland sky
one cloud
eating all of us

wendy shaffer

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