Gentrification?


The belstaff barbour boys are in town

moncler girls puffed as their pride

Red winged tricker brogued media’s young blades

Edwin Selvedge* all the rage

canvass bags vacuous as your projection

look at me chum

I rent from Foxtons

strutting down Portobello

middle aged man’s hoxton!

Baker boy cap on mockney accent

But the Fear in your eyes

Shows you’re no Jason Statham

not grouse we shoot round here mate,

on my sink estate

Gentrification? Everything we hate

as we’re moved to the suburbs

priced out of town

along with its character, diversity, smile and culture

what once was our reality

is to you just so vulgar   

*Jeans turned up to show white selvedge with red stitch

©MC Bolton 2014

By TC for UDL
By TC for UDL
Photo by svu for Urban Dandy

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