Slowly streaming towards LA
Encapsulated in a steel corpuscle
Breathing conditioned air
Outside, thousands of tires
Hum a tune with no meaning
In an artery of whatever LA is
Creeping through brown air and disorder
Pushed along by unfulfilled dreams
To a place where belief in the impossible
Lends hope to the improbable.

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Woody Barlow was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and raised in Olathe, Kansas. He is the author of Tarzan Wore Chaps and The Aluminum Ballet.

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