Cyndi K. Gacosta

Freshman - 853 Points (San Diego, CA)

The City - Poem by Cyndi K. Gacosta

The city is a living, breathing being
who surfs the high waves of luxury,
on topless sports car, roaring laughs,
speeding through streets and alleys,
indulging a minute of happiness.

The city has a seamless border
that's never crossed.

The city is a suffering, suffocating being
who's lost in the abyss of poverty,
bleeding from a gunfight wound,
and vomiting into sewers soon to be
found floating face down in misery.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 21, 2014



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