I’m Not A Starfish

Guerrilla

“The Robbery Ramp” – © chriscondello 2013 – Guerrilla Garden – Whitney Avenue – Wilkinsburg, PA – At the end of our street is the East End Busway… This ramp takes you up to the Hamnett Place stop… For a while people were getting robbed here pretty regularly… Hence the nickname “the robbery ramp”… I filled these beds with daylily two years ago… Sadly… People refuse to use the sidewalks and regularly step on my plants here… Needless to say… This garden does not do well… 

You don’t need a name like Starfish…
To be a green motherfucker…
Stay away from the trendy people…
They are just hippy suckers…

Be true to what you believe in…
Don’t wear it on your sleeve…
Always keep a low profile…
Expect to be misconceived…

Ten dollar an hour internships…
Go to recent college grads…
Pretending to help the poor…
While following the fads…

Taxpayer funded grant money…
That’s meant to help the hood…
Shouldn’t pay another college grad…
To act like they’re doing good…

You need to hire the local people…
Instead of asking us to volunteer…
How about paying for labor…
Before we disappear…

Instead of paying another recent college graduate… From out-of-state… To tell us what to fucking do…

plant petunias and question everything – chriscondello

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Advertisements

One thought on “I’m Not A Starfish

Comments are closed.