|sticker on the side of my car|
CNN is roasting Petraeus,
now Allen ---even
the FBI agent
for their various 'affairs'
when someone drops, '1 in 99
Americans are in jail', the highest
percentage of any nation (we
should have a celebration) & i've been
it's not fun, depending on who
rides the bunk above you, but
three squares & there's television
one inmate taught me Tonk, might
have let me win on occasion, just to keep
it interesting & what's our interest
in other's private parts, especially
our leaders (national security, maybe?)
but what security is there in 1 in 99?
Our trustee used to whistle---walking a-
round in his dungarees, pushing the mop
bucket as i watched
on an old black n' white monitor, a precursor
to realityTV, the angst of how many
drops would slosh in the hallway
and who next would take up residence---
he favored old show tunes
& every once in a while
OpenLinkNight @ dVerse Poets - write a poem, come join the party - we open the doors at 3 PM EST. I will be your host this evening, so I hope to see you.
Before rumors get too crazy, it was part of my rotation at the Sheriff's department to work jail duty. Smiles.