On ‘selling yourself’

Strange,That we use such languageTo describe self expression,As though ‘being’ humanIsn’t quite enoughAnd that we have to commodify ourselvesTo get ahead.I mean, the ideaOf selling human fleshHas become decidedly repulsiveTo most modern humans,Except, of course,In the case of usSelling ourselves-Positioning our bodies,Impeccably poutingAnd competitively posing beforeThe ever watchful lensOf the onlooking world,Casting our complicated selvesInto […]

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