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Sunset: Suburbia

By David Bissonette / March 21, 1996



All day I have waited for this.

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Annoyed by the geometry

of houses,

the prolonged sentences

of traffic

and their noisy grammar,

the savagery of schedules....

I have waited for this:

The dinner-bell of color,

the sky in full bloom,

an almost painful beauty,

putting to shame

any earthly garden.