Suburban Lovechild

Rookie - 208 Points (Los Angeles, CA)

Staring On Sunset


Perched near the bend
where Sunset slides
From infamy to ecstacy
I watch the summer roll
and stroll, as the parade
of cars, stars and those
hiding within themselves
Fuel the sun to ensure
Its on-time for its casting couch
audition with the all-hands blue sky
and tainted orange-red cousins
looking to turn an LA trick
into thin air
Sex bleeds inadvertently
with each smile, tush, rack and package
willing to come out and play
youth is eternal
Whether you're undergraduate or overfortunate
Slick shades hiding the clear and present
danger fit for the unintended consequences
waiting down the Boulevard
its Summer
its Sunset
And dreams are in store.

(8/13/13, Sbux,8363 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA)

Submitted: Sunday, May 04, 2014

Topic of this poem: summer

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I had some time to kill before hosting an event at a tavern further down Sunset. People watching during summertime on Sunset is like a movie in motion, new characters and critters around every corner.

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