local_library (1930-1994)

by Ben Ohmart

Published in Issue No. 4 ~ July, 1996

digital shoes, personal stereo that doesn’t really care
sun in your face while it’s raining. lesson books for your passenger seat
12 years now for the basic degree, man of 64 with an alphabet
for an unofficial last name, stops his car. a man selling roses blows him away
takes all that he’s worked for