DARE WE DREAM IN CONCRETE?
Today we plant a seed for a place in the sun and a soft silent breeze,
a magic place to dream.
Today we plant a seed, surrounded by the giants of the city
gray, pink and multicolored - I try to find an ant, a worm
an living thing.
Today we plant a seed,
in the distance I hear the chimes of St. Patrick's Church
as I much my brunch of a homemade ham and cheese
Today we plant a seed that will bear fruit for future generations,
for our children's children.
today we plant a seed for the young and the old from all walks of life
roll the hoop, roller skate, bounce a ball, read, discuss, make acquaintance.
Today we plant a seed for all those who are weary,
strangers from across the seas.
Today we plant a seed for the butterflies to do their graceful ballet.
Today we plant a seed, a vision of pristine greenness
a place of peace against the heavy metal music of traffic
relentless with a beat, beat, beat.
Today we plant a seed.
Dare we dream