Labor Day

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    Labor Day

    A not so grunted aggression of oppression
    Has led the streets to the streets that are led.
    Lending a hand to the hands of rough edges,
    Systematically raging in pitchforked line-ups. 
    The workers of the world unite, a slogan never forgotten. 
    A day where all those breaking backs & twisting necks 
    Join together during the peak of the post-industrial age.
    The neglection of election to our powerful leaders
    Has risen from global hate, both past & present. 
    Unity within equity, dominance over fluidity, a 
    Dancing odor by the sweat of a man's brow.
    The difference between the workers & celebrities? 
    As we work, our deadlines are unknown, as they work, 
    Their deadlines are timed. 
    For we are rather working within time, 
    Instead of trying to be on time. 
    This is labor day.

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