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Jose Padua: An Existential Traffic Update for the I-81 Corridor

The Burger King down the block
is open during renovations
and the man who
got shot several times
at his house a few streets away
on Saturday night
survived
and is in stable
condition at a hospital
in the next town north
of here,
all of which is
a sign that business
is as usual
and the only
delays you will
experience will be
the unexpected ones
which will be dealt with
on a case by case
basis.

Copyright 2022 Jose Padua

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Photograph by Jose Padua

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This entry was posted on September 1, 2022 by in Poetry, Social Justice and tagged , , .

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