Urban Sprawl

We exist within a conundrum: a hollow promise, less than a guarantee, with far too much fine print and hyperbole disguising immodest claims by the local chamber of commerce.               Selling features surpass the benefits              of living there or here, or wherever. Often we question why we live                                   where we live.      It […]

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Look Away

Gather, you beggars. Assemble  like pigeons, seeking morsels of kindness  on these filthy city streets. We notice but do not acknowledge.   Or apologize.    I cannot deal with all I see.    Any spare change? No answer. No chance.   I saunter by in my warm parka, well-rested, belly full  of breakfast. I know no […]

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