I sweat
With Style
The heat
Does not
Bother me
I harvest
My vegetables
My crops
The fruits
Of
My labour
These
Glistening droplets
On
My skin
Is
Proof
Of my efforts
I am dirty
Now
But tonight
Rewards
and
Feast

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