'progress'

2019-04-03T12:18:50.000Z Honest Cash


the corporate colt-45 chants triple 6:

the mark of the much-maligned beast.


the spectre of ‘progress’; consistent and callous:

bulldozing the dreams of small business owners,

scorching the earth and upending the locals.


an aging man pivots a sign on the door

of his family store for the very last time,

from ‘open’ to ‘closed’: the final rotation

repeats in his dreams when he drifts off each night.

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