City Soul

the author, later in life.
the author, later in life. | Source

Busy Streets~

Green Dot, corner by corner,

Red stop, time after time;

Yellow, slow down, toot, toot!

Auto’s back and forth, street after street.

Curbs, corners, walls of concrete,

Fences, posts, drains and light poles;

Markets, malls and dozens of shops,

Gas places, corner cafes’ and car lots’;

Pick one, slow down and turn in.

Inside people doing their job, smilingly;

Business minded, merchandise displays,

Happily selling, selling,

Will you buy it for a dollar, say?

Follow your feet from place to place,

In car, out car, driving straight;

Oops, pass this way again, with messed up plans,

One way streets, did you turn right?

Are people smiling or frowning, in your face?

In door, lock and stay, off shoes,

Empty bags, up groceries, down chair,

what a day! But that’s where I live,

In a great big city!

Oscarlites

1998

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Wilbart26 4 years ago

Good poem, keep up writing!


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ChristyWrites 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

A day in the big city! You outline the atmosphere well Oscar.


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Oscarlites 4 years ago from Alabama Author

thank you!!!!! I could keep writting on that one.,. lol

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