do we get bread from?" I asked a young kid
"From the supermarket!" the answer out slid;
Burgers from butcher, woollen vest from the mall
Water from bottles, sold in shops down the hall.
Whatever happened to wheat, cow, lamb, springs?
This is the culture urban life brings.
© Shahriar Shahriari
July 15, 1997
1998, Vancouver Canada, 1999 - 2005, Los Angeles, CA
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