Possibilities by Dee Allen

Picture of desolation, this old warehouse, industrial park worksite
Long ago, non-functional rafter lights, graffiti bombed walls.
It’s not jobs, but housing that’s scarce.
King-sized viable squat, begging for occupancy.
Most people see a hollow
Husk fit for demolition—
I see someplace
Brimming with

Dee Allen is an African-Italian performance poet based in Oakland, California U.S.A. Active on the creative writing & Spoken Word tips since the early 1990s, he is author of 5 books [ Boneyard, Unwritten Law, Stormwater and Skeletal Black (POOR Press publications), and  , Elohi Unitsi (Conviction 2 Change Publishing). 36 anthology appearances under his figurative belt so far.
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