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“Why Aren't More People Screaming in the Streets, America?”


“Why Aren't More People Screaming in the Streets, America?”

close to death

(she is) like a man

well insured

reading the graffiti carefully

where the dust falls'in our capitalist bones

mirror image

in our capitalist bones

where the dust falls

reading the graffiti carefully

well insured

(she is) like a man

close to death

The tradition that we have I have found.

One example is Coca-Cola.

. . . or the cover of Time Magazine.

Copyright 2012

The following collection of poems is from the book "Love Poems For Cannibals", section VII; Final Entropy, written from 1974-2012.

I am not the only one to write on social issues. This poem by Raymond is an askant reference to

the capitalist thesis and references to death in an oblique manner. Also the poet reverses the lines

of the poem, emphasizing the mirrored lines in the seventh line noting it to be a 'mirror image'. A

A short, concise poem that speaks of death in metaphoric terms in connection with social decay.


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