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BirdCage

By LaurinaWrites All Rights Reserved ©

Poetry

Chapter 1


I walk into a cage of landscaped roof

and flavored fumes,

dimly lit corners of sombreros and welded reptiles on the ceiling,

in a town of murals where cash is king from past crimes history.

A rainbow feathered bird sits on a perch by the door

daring for a cup of tea where time stands still

from a world of counterfeit smiles and organic greed.

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