No Place To Hide

They took our job

They took my dadgum lawn mower

Stay on your side

for a day a month some years

while we make room

or some similar excuse

Lies or cliches

We don’t want you here

but you can’t get away

Steel jaws snapping shut

Didn’t you ever learn the word:


2 thoughts on “No Place To Hide

  1. “dadgum lawn mower /
    Lies or cliches /
    Steel jaws snapping shut”
    * All of these created strong reactions for me. The lawn mower made me laugh, The Lies or cliches made me wary (we’ve endured too many), and the steel jaws snapping shut made me shudder. You captured many moments and emotions here.

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