I see them at the library.
Faces burried deep into
newspapers, the classified
With nowhere to go, time
ticking slow, all other things
I see grim faces on these men.
They remember union work
with membership with the
United Auto Workers, high tech
jobs, and back breaking overtime.
What are they finding in newspaper's
words besides high unemployment
I become one with them. I feel their
Do they still love America?
As their eyes peer over the local paper's
blues, who's going to bring them good
© Christopher D. Sims
September 22nd, 2011