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Duct Tape the Damage

by Katey Ferreira about a year ago in social commentary
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A poem inspired by economic barriers to mental health care access in the United States.

Duct Tape the Damage
Photo by Sara Rolin on Unsplash

part i

death death

death death neglect

*

part ii

no insurance no money

*

part iii

duct tape the damage

too many bills

healing takes dollars

*

part iv

repeat one to three

keep going

no time to break curses

*

time heals

but we sold all our hours

discounted to bosses

no other option

*

if you want to get better

in america

you better pay

*

if you want to breathe

you better deserve it

*

social commentary

About the author

Katey Ferreira

I have Mars in Aries in my chart, so you can probably blame that.

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