John Lyday

Rookie (Chicago, Ilinois)

Biography of John Lyday

John Lyday poet

John Lyday lives and writes in Southern California.

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America 2009

America has traded in his Mercedes
For a beat up, General Motors car.
It has a fender and door of different colors.
It leaks water, burns oil and won’t go far.

America is standing at unemployment,
all morning, just to see the clerk.
Diligently, he pursues positions,
along with millions looking for work.

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