For ABC Wednesday, brought to you by the letter “A as in Amy.” There were two of us on State Street today, plus a Michael and an Alex (who is probably muttering, “A is for Alex, guys”). Also posted at my fave poetry saloon, er, salon, Poets United.

After All

Old friends, long time since last
we shared a table in a café

We talk old days, school,
kids when they were anecdotal fodder

Then politics, the dumbing down of America
The Hemlock Party and educating barbarians

Unions, pros and cons
Dems, Reps, Libs, and Cons

The future… they visited Glacier Park
and saw mostly wildflowers and a bit of ice

But after all our kvetching and laughter, it ends in this:

© 2011 Amy Barlow Liberatore/Sharp Little Pencil