Poem – Waiting for Rain (Detroit 1982)

Hot city summer afternoon - duplex lined street. Boom box music takes the pulse - Porch step girls dance, style hair. Kids pilot big wheels - scraping sidewalks with the sound of jet planes. Guys lean on cars, tell stories, laugh and slap palms. Neighbor ladies shake out rugs, share news and shake their heads. … Continue reading Poem – Waiting for Rain (Detroit 1982)