CLEARANCE, a consumerist’s caution

It’s hard to hear the common language
The air of commercialized frustration
That they feed you, the lies you’re supposed
To have so you can keep buying –> unsolved–> buying
Don’t go with how you feel
They market it that way

DOMESTIC

Frantic
Lost my keys

Panties in the corner
On the dresser
4am, car 2 blocks away
Fu**, I’m stressin’
Garage before sunrise
Elevator tiptoe
Oh, good, he’s still sleepin’

Dawn in July
Did it again
Explanation –> #3/ He’ll believe me
“I was with Jamie..
Her car broke down
My cell phone died..”
Battery? Oh. BAttery.

6 years
2 bedrooms
Almost bills and own cell phones
Now you wanna interrogate
what time I get home?

Look, I’m late for work
I’ll see you later, whatchu want for dinner?
Huh?
You’ll be late tonight?
like, 9?
oh. Right.
Later.

Cleopatra in the Quiet

Cleopatra in the quiet
Bathsheba on the rooftop
Backseat weapons keeper
Of your leather with your guns cocked

Be I Eve after the serpent
The harlot at the gate
Clutch me with my skirt up
Breathe hard and heavy 
When you wake

Sugar sure between my hips eh
Summer salt lust in my throat
Mark your fingerprints in places
In my spaces down below

Hungry reachin’ 
From your pocket
Pull up right behind my question
We been jamming justice
For an hour
Come undo my disposition

It’s a little nasty and I love it
You answer thick and ready
For the storm
Forget that other birthday cake
I keep this batter warm.
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