Concrete Cadillac

…..[Last year, on the sun-spilled deck in Marin
we ate grapes with the Russians;
the KGB man fingered them quickly and dutifully,
then, in a sad tone to us
“We must not eat them so fast,
we wait in line so long for these,” he said. ]…
  excerpt from “Food’
  by Brenda Hillman

7 thoughts on “Concrete Cadillac

  1. (hIs this the end of the gasoline car culture?
    I hope so…Read on the March issue of the National Geographic about the stripping of the boreal forest in Alberta to extract oil from sand a process that wastes so much precious water and produces more CO2 than an oil well…It’s appalling what the Canadians are doing!

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