Five-Year Plan

local_library Five-Year Plan

by Mylo Reyes

Published in Issue No. 217 ~ June, 2015

There is something to be said

about growing up with

the up-to-no-goods.

 

The girl I fogged

stick-shift windows with

left.

 

I am a nine-to-five

who stopped playing tag,

tubing down lazy river of hops,

trading au revoirs

against the all-American

white picket fence.

 

Vinyl roars

through

Swiss pearwood,

the maloik wrist.

 

We are just fucking up.

 

But, my grandmother,

on the few holidays I see her,

still plays solitaire.

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Mylo Reyes is a designer and writer from Chicago, Illinois. Reyes is a UX Designer and Music Writer for The Sun Times.