Old L.A.

Old L.A.

Someone share your account

of what it used to be

fulfilling dreams and finding love

in and around the big city

What was it like

the transformation of this place

the mindset of the people

the looks on each face

And can we hope for a future

that emerges from these old streets

with changes that make sense

where all these souls meet.

Thanks for taking the time to read my latest poem. Sometimes, I get to go with my wife before the crack of dawn to get florals at the flower district in this part of Los Angeles. It is marvelous to see the big city wake up. 10 million folks in one place. Many more millions of dreams and stories of success and heartache and everything in between.

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