Singing Myself To Sleep
Seven hours of television a day are watched in an average American home.
The Drug-store cowboy, replaces the Western lone-ranger.
A picture of children smiling in their sleep,
Seems out of place in a shop window on Broadway.
A beggar girl showers me with compliments to make sure she’ll get my change.
The passengers of a tired evening subway, dart suspicious looks at my friend and & I,
For we are smiling, talking loudly, enjoying ourselves.
In the playground the “Stars and stripes” is