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Living Wage

Sung to Prince’s “Purple Rain,” my inspiration for this poem/song's rhythm.

The Partnered Pen
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3 min readFeb 24, 2021


You say you want to create
But you can’t make up your mind
Let me steer you
Into a new/old place

Stats never meant to cause you any sorrow
But they cause you plenty pain
I’m only…



Greg Prince
The Partnered Pen

Bringing real feelings along with messages of inspiration and imagination to life. Awakening is the symptom of my infectious condition. Poetry is my condition.