I confess I am really angry that I have to
leave the city I was born and raised in
(where my parents and grandparents grew up)
because I can no longer afford to live here.
Why is it that we are working
more and more
but can afford
less and less.
– from Georgia Straight, 18 Jul 2011, ‘Confessions’ section
[also made the print edition this week; hat-tip to AR]
A post in the very, very occasional ‘Vancouver RE-Verse’ [Found Poems] series.
Poems are completely unedited but for layout.
Prior example here.