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The Never-Ending Cycle of “The American Dream”

Insanity: A Poem About the Rat Race

The Poem

I wake up. It’s Monday. I feel dread. My first thought: A whole week is ahead of me, and Friday seems oceans away.

I wake up. It’s Tuesday. I feel dread. My first thought when the alarm goes off: I can’t get…



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