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Source: Adults

Author: jonny graham

Title: Maybe it's Maybelline ...

... but then again maybe it's not .
Maybe it's just a pretty little bottle
full of cheap goo that attracts
wannabe footballers wives
and racks up obscene profits
for the anonymous manufacturers
even at half the price .

Maybe it's a high-tec must-have
latest model training shoe .
But then again maybe it's not .
Maybe it's just consumer lust .
Made by kids in southern Asia ,
who should be at school ,
not slaving for a crust .

Maybe it's the capitalist dream .
But then again maybe it's not .
Maybe it's tested on animals ,
but the consumer doesn't care .
They just want the product ,
and they don't give a toss .

Maybe it doesn't matter too much .
But then again maybe it does .
Because advertising power says so ,
and it's so sleek , and pretty , and fit .
Because your so stereotypical .
Because you're worth it ?

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