sweaty toes and smiley eyes
all that comes with no surprise
to the girl that helps me fix
what i think that pretty is 

“pretty” is – what i have learned – 
when she tells the other girls
about the cruel in the world

that she has to wear a thing
cannot just wear no-ho-thing 

or the way that money works
the worker’s alienation from her work
her not willing to be-he 
the vegan caring feminy
that lives in such a city big
and gets in rage about the stuff
other people do – because they must