Treasure Island

The Queen's Dagger

(July 31 1997 / Vermont)

Dresses And Reality


'Cute little dresses
with cute little prices.'
Do you know how sick you sound?

There are people on the street,
they barely have enough to eat.
Do you know how sick you sound?

'Let's go buy a dress
so that you can impress.'
Do you know how sick you sound?

There are people dying,
and we're not even trying.
Do you know how sick you sound?

'I know', you say,
as you turn and walk away.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

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