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California

We see art deco sunsets and
paisley palm trees
        
         on a citizen ship

                  in cheddar seas.

Up goes the sun -
an impressionist's blot, while

nor'easters push pigments
through pastel parking lots.

In a sense, we are blind in
this rush hour mosaic

       in a photovoltaic landscape

               on a Californian wave.

In another sense we're naked
as the greenly palms flit

       as the sun waves goodbye
              
               to our citizen ship.

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  1. Date: 12/9/2010 10:11:00 AM
    I sense a little bit of a double-entendre with the sun waving goodbye to your "citizen ship," Chad. Quite a provocative write. Cool descriptions of paisley palm trees and pastel parking lots, but I think you're making a comment that goes far deeper. Just my interpretation, but I sure like this poem! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/9/2010 9:47:00 AM
    Good one..Enjoyed reading your work..Sara