rico avila

Rookie (Chicago)

rico avila Poems

1. Jefferson Park 1/16/2009
2. Walking Eddie 1/18/2009
3. Pride 1/14/2009
4. Dance Of War 1/14/2009
5. Call It A Poem 1/16/2009
6. Do Not Stand At My Grave 1/18/2009
7. Tough Streets Of Chicago 1/14/2009
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Tough Streets Of Chicago

Tough streets of Chicago, you made me who I am.
Tough streets of Chicago, for me you had a plan.
You forced me to observe, what kids my age did not.
You taught me to look and see, always looking for a plot.
You taught me to react, and kept me on my toes.
You taught me to examine, the actions of my foes.
You forced me to react, in situations dire.
You made sure I would function, when I came under fire.
You made sure I was tough, made sure I'd understand,
the skills that I would need, when I joined uncle Sam.

Tough streets of Chicago, I almost went ...

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