as fast as you can

you can’t keep up

with the Jones’, man

they’ve got all the money

they’ve got all the stuff

they wallow in riches

while you have it rough

sit on your ass

watch your too big TV

wish you could be as ________ as me




well hung



with a honeyed tongue

it ain’t gonna happen

it never will be

nothing’s as ugly

as the American dream


2 thoughts on “Race

  1. more more – the rhythm and rhyme in this could make for a mesmerising experience – if only it was longer – sounds like part of a much longer rap-style poem – a potentially wonderful “performance” poem – seems to fall falt at the end cos “dream” doesnt make a rhyme with anything – is that intentional? x

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