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rise and grind

a limerick about hustle culture

By KPPublished 3 months ago Updated 3 months ago 1 min read
rise and grind
Photo by kate.sade on Unsplash

i woke this mornin' to chirpin',

earlier than needed for workin'.

i brushed all my teeth,

made breakfast real brief,

and got to duties for shirkin'.

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I am a non-binary, trans-masc writer. I work to dismantle internalized structures of oppression, such as the gender binary, class, and race. My writing is personal but anecdotally points to a larger political picture of systemic injustice.

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  • Quincy.V3 months ago

    This poem captures the relatable feeling of wanting to procrastinate on responsibilities in a humorous and engaging way.

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