Not in my City

Man in suit,
walking cautiously,
looking back,
hearing a lady
on the same rooftop
parking garage,
as she meanders,
lost, and I stare
down from my room
on this 9th floor.

Everything so accidental,
and later, I’m on ground,
and there are people
who appear ready
to kill me easily,
and there are others
who don’t look
threatening, but I,
I am the only one
in fear, paralyzing
fear and a shrunken
ego that reaches
to be hung in a place

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  1. #1 by Carl D'Agostino on April 13, 2012 - 5:52 am

    You are not the only one in fear. And the fear is not hallucinatory. Drive-bys, 2 more in my area two weeks ago.

    • #2 by Carl on April 18, 2012 - 9:54 pm

      We need a new era.

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