A Town of Riled Dreams

Mike Bell/ March 4, 2022/ www.mikebellpoems.com/ 0 comments

This is our ugly town –
place with its own share
of mildly offensive white
men & women –
rattle coffee spoons in a
cafe –
A repeat of nothing
happening irks sour kids
as they kick against it –
slew of gossip leaks out –
loosened by every bored
tongue –
Churches claim
community rites over all
those other acts of faith –
Ugly towns loathe their
residents –
hatred – easy
to vent ‘bout neighbours
in a town of riled dreams

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