City Soul

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

More by this Author


Comments 3 comments

Wilbart26 4 years ago

Good poem, keep up writing!


ChristyWrites profile image

ChristyWrites 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

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


Oscarlites profile image

Oscarlites 4 years ago from Alabama Author

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

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.


    Click to Rate This Article
    working