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Penury

Is public housing thru need not want Is more spent on rent than food Is final notice bill payments Is the ring in only phone Is doing the busker shuffle Is the bedfellow of loneliness Is all your shopping at Not Quite Right Is mechanically seperated meat Is uht milk - cheaper than fresh Is frozen vegetables - as a treat Is sausages sausages sausages Is tinned, packet everything Is lentils rolled oats lentils rolled oats Is two dollar all you can eat Hare Khrishna food Is eating entire product display in supermarket Is never having take-away Is minimal electricity use Is clothes clothes clothes instead of gas heater Is your Op-Shop wardrobe Is the holes in the blanket Is the cigarettes you pay strangers for Is wine from a box from a box from a box Is the medicines you canít afford Is familial estrangement Is xmas with the Salvosí Is trying to avoid G.S.T. Is slipped thru the cracks Is symptomatic of psychosis Is disaffected alienated persecuted Is self inflicted According to Govímint.

Martin Downey.



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