Love and Exploitation: After the Thread was Knotted

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Love and Exploitation: After the Thread was Knotted

I cannot push aside
the memory of injustice
fueling the engine of
your supply and my demand.

All are soiled in it;
the way of the world,
it is our way,
but not mine anymore.

Bound by red thread,
I’ll tend our union’s garden.
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