“It’s libel. I’m too poor.”

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter I) on Rap Genius

Meaning

The response of the narrator,Nick, shows that the excessive materialism was limited to the East Egg and that people from the Midwest lived in poverty so much so that they couldn’t afford marriage.

To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit “The Great Gatsby (Chapter I)” by F. Scott Fitzgerald and leave a comment on the lyrics box