Jul/Aug 2006 Poetry Special Feature

On the Side of the Road

by Deborah P. Kolodji

Art by Victor Ehikhamenor

On the Side of the Road

His thirst
is just a hoax
to coax us to his will.
We stop, stupidly courteous
to folks

in need.
Another tile
in a shared mosaic
of developing cynicism
is laid.


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