Part of the elite?

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Content warning: this poem includes themes of sexual harassment

They grab my tit
For their pleasure
They grab my benefits
For their greed


They wrack up their collection
Of the girls they can steal
Just because they
Grew up in this field


The champagne socialists
Hiding nepotism
Behind their expensive societies
Hidden from my grasp


The world this institution creates
Has elitism at its birth
My presence here doesn’t change it
It makes my position worse


For I scrape the barrel
To afford the living costs
And return home
With the name on my collarbone


Knowing that it’s not been stamped on
Like for those born to be here
The name Durham is instead branded
Forever burnt into my skin


I’m a mark on
Their quota
Another successful conquest made
You’re part of the elite now babe

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