Wasting Away in Traffic

August 9, 2008
By Jackie Katz PLATINUM, New York, New York
Jackie Katz PLATINUM, New York, New York
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Wasting Away in Traffic

Sitting
That’s all I can do.
Listening to music, yea, I guess.
But there’s no song I like on the radio, and my only CD’s scratched.

Thinking
Of how much I could be doing
If only this traffic was not.
Waiting to go home. To my kids. To my family.
This is why I get home so late
I’m here. On this busy road, with all of the other businesspeople
Waiting to go home.

The author's comments:
Based on the traffic of New York City, and escaping it.

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