The Dichotomy Between Literature and Money

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Reading insignia on dollars like it’s literature
Eye of
The
Pyramid
Serves
As a potential
Wink. What its dilated pupil contains
Reflects how stimulants influence exchange.

Does this mean 1,000.00
Is worth as much as
Tolstoy or do his angels die
Like Ivan-
Folded into a billfold
Fresh off the press.

When I discover loose change
I pocket it,
Melt it,
And pour its liquid body
Into a furniture mold-

Then I relax on tax dollar luxury
As if it was a subsidy.

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