Candy Coated Optics

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Amidst the tragedy of California fires, there remains the tinder box of emotional fraud, taking a rest for now, but poised to arrest the attention of serious observers once again. If only we could see the storms of all types coming. If we could but move out of the way. Reality keeps growing, however. LA County will increase by 3.5 million by 2050. That’s enough to depress one, if it weren’t for the reality of the absurd that will continue propagating for those who find smash-up lives entertaining. How does your city and suburbs look? (Image by pinterest)

Submitted: November 13, 2018

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Candy Coated Optics


LA and its San Fernando Valley compost bin
Flanked by mountain walls
Decomposition raging
Choked roads of sunbaked grid lock
Houses upon houses
Boxes piled onto boxes
Richer
Poorer
Fancier
Shittier

Drive by Reality

Poor eye the rich
Rich eye endless wants
Blood-bloated ticks of debt
Cruise side by side
Hummers on the run
Mercs right behind
Phony nails
Phony tans
Corporate coffee
Cute coffee
Strip mall yoga
Storefront Scientology
Think it
You can buy it

Parade of wannabes

Like window display mannequins
Masquerading as humans
Bedecked in ugly clothes
Garish clothes
Compliments of the maker-slaves of China

Argue we might

Bad nightmares end
Candy coated optics linger
Sweet taste addiction thrives

 

 


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