Not failed attempt at Beauty
or indication. Unique responses
to specific questions. How can I fit
my family into the equation?
How do we make the loan?
How much land allocated and to whom assigned?
What can I not afford? How can we make do
looking like elsewhere? How do I make me
less abstract? Home, but not of it.
The grace of a lawn, stucco sophisticated.
All that glitters blocks the surface. Bits shock
sense, reflection. Flat wood, veneer
become a better forest. I can't see the trees
for the city. You could move a bit
"to the east? A little more?"
What is the sum of 9 and 9:
It's your turn! Move into the poem. Renovate it. Knock down its walls. Put your spin on it. Make it your own.