Issue
 #30 

April
2014


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a poem by Mike Meraz

What Has Happened In My Life?

What has happened
In my life
When at 42 years old
I am
Riding a bike to work
While twenty-somethings
Pass me in their cars

I'll tell you
What has happened
Enlightenment
Wisdom
Or what we call
In the lower regions
Of Louisiana

Being
Flat
Broke.

© by Mike Meraz
 
Gutter Eloquence Magazine ~ Issue #30 ~ April 2014