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And so they began

Their careers as shoppers

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Why should anyone

Question what was /there/?

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The cars are

Whole establishments

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Stickers that proclaimed

Guns, guts and God

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Constructing lives to go with these containers

All safely invisible

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T-shirt that bore the legend

Born to shop

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With the high ... She brought to the ...

Seriousness
Excercise

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Where the meat lay

Steaming in pink packages of rawness

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To Arun they seemed as

Unreal in their bright perfection as plastic representations

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Her joy lay in

Carrying home the hoard she had won and storing it away

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She want content. She did not appear to think

There was another stage beyond this final, satisfying one

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Arun ate with a

Sense of mistreatment

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That duty to

Consume what others thought he must consume

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No, he had not

Escaped

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He had travelled and he had stumbled into what seemed like a

Plastic representation of what he has known at home; not the real thing

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The unreal thing -

Clean, bright, gleaming, without taste, savour or nourishment

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He reacted

By not reacting, as if he had simply not heard, or understood

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A mirror reflection of it - his father's very expression,

Walking off, denying any opposition, any challenge to his authority.

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Once again, it's grey

Vaporises chill crept into his life, like asthma