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  American Dream
by Sara Coslett
Wednesday, March 26, 2003


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See the man on the corner
Right there next to the kid with the
Baggy jeans
About ready to
Slide off his derriere
White cotton boxers
With blue diamonds
Hanging out the top
That man
He’s got something in his pocket
Look there’s a woman walking by
Jiggly and voluptuous
He’s whistling now
Little sweat breaking out on his brow
Him and the kid are high fiving
They’re feeling lucky she walked by
Yeah she really made their day
Look, look there…
He did it again
Put his hand in his pocket
And rifled something
Playing with that thing
Hiding there in his pocket
They keep looking over there
Across the street
Waiting
Pacing
Hanging
Cool
For something
Or someone
Black car
Gold wheels
Cruising down the street
Kid on a bike riding along
Car lines up
Man
The kid with the baggy jeans
And the one on the bike
Perfect symmetry
Stop
Run
Duck
Screech
Pppppop
Pppppop
Pppppop
Fire
The car is firing
The man is firing back
Oh my god
Call the cops
Damn I know they won’t come
It’s not too late
Call the news
They’ll call the cops
Two kids
And a man down



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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/6/2005
Who needs the news when they can tune into your high voltage words? DAMN, what a write--unfolded like breaking news--brought vividly to mind--

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :(
Reviewed by Ian Thorpe 3/29/2003
Very graphic - I saw it all in slo-mo.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/27/2003
This is so scary.....glad I have never seen this before.......
Love
Tinka
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader) 3/26/2003
Too often this does happen--unfortunately,
we have our own smaller wars here, too!
Moving write, Supergirl...
Reviewed by jude forese 3/26/2003
excellent chronicle, rendering a typical city scenario...
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 3/26/2003
Whoa..this was great! Love your poems here!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 3/26/2003
Good write Super Girl!
Jack
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/26/2003
wow! You captured that like a newperson, great stuff super;-)
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 3/26/2003
Happens too much too. Especially in a big city. Well done, Super. Chilling in fact.
~E
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