Not Meant to Last – Blink and You’ll Miss It

comment

White variation of a Red Trillium – Trillium erectum var. Alba – Frick Park – Pittsburgh, PA

City silence is relative… Sound is a product of heat…
When the streets get hot people take to their feet…
Thunderstorm rumble can’t cover up the past…
A neighborhood is temporary… It’s not meant to last…

Endless parade of status… Gawking single file…
White and well dressed… Dollar sign smile…
Marching against the poor to finally repent..
Divided class rising… Dead presidents represent…

We all stand up and march against the violence…
Yet the problem is the cause… The cause is silence…
The poor are nothing more than the con of the rich…
Living on minimum wage… Being a corporate bitch…

Breezy evening dreaming… Life is always in the air…
Feet on the sidewalk and clean without a care…
Classifieds because of the church… Meeting of commons…
The rich get a bill… The poor get a summons…

plant petunias and question everything – chriscondello

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Not Meant to Last – Blink and You’ll Miss It

  1. Beautiful poem, Chris. The inequities of life. How to reconcile…the only answer is to love. Treat everyone with love, through action and word. Kindness to everyone. Make the difference in someone’s life. Everyday. Why is it so hard? So nice to see you again!

    Like

  2. i hear every word.

    Like

Comments are closed.