July 23, 2015

Endangered species

The least you could be
is indifferent
to my gnashing, angry gold teeth
and allow me to bite through
your yielded flesh
like some privileged lowland gorilla
oblivious to the rising tide.

poetry endangered species male privilege social justice metaphor 1000 Words

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