the one percent

November 11, 2011
By ccallaway BRONZE, New York, New York
ccallaway BRONZE, New York, New York
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dappled dappled princeton dawn
tomorrow he could fly to
paris.

monograms exalt.

gracious gracious princess blush
she summers in bridgehampton,
laughter like fine lace.


The author's comments:
I went to boarding school for three years on a full scholarship, but the lifestyle of so many of the kids around me (who weren't on scholarships) never ceased to fascinate me. Now, with the current interest in socio-political activism spearheaded by the Occupy Wallstreet effort, the American wealth discrepancy has never been thrown into sharper relief than it is now.

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