Elizabeth Swados

(1951 / New York / United States)

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Elizabeth Swados (born February 5, 1951) is an American writer, composer, musician, and theatre director. While some of her subject matter is humorous, such as her satirical look at Ronald Reagan, Rap Master Ronnie, and Doonesbury - both collaborations with Garry Trudeau - much of her work deals with dark issues such as racism, murder, and mental illness.
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Summer sounds,
Concrete and heat,
Sneakered feet on tar,
Stepping on a melted candy bar,
Crunch, crunch
Gravel on the street,
Hydrant waterfall,
The sun's an orange basketball,
Bonk bonk
Summer sounds,
And then the
Summer's gone.

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