Winston Harding Poems
On The Elevator
Rushing to work, up in the sky
Taking the elevator, up! Up! Up!
People coming in, one by one
Dressed appropriately, never a smile
People sadden by age, by profession
Ravished by economic turns, never a smile
People with relationship problems, enter en masse
Never, never a smile
Looking at the ceiling, the floor
Never smiling at each other
Never a word of hope, heard
You said hello, they frown on you
How dare you talk to a stranger
On the elevator? How dare you?
You wonder aloud; are these people from outer space?
On the elevator, crowded,...
Listen To The News
Listen to the news
Do you believe things will be the same?
Do you believe the times are
Changing just for change?
Listen to the news;
Are you of the understanding
That a new order is being formed?
Are you openminded to the time?