anarchy of self
warning signs are everywhere, but
nowhere do we seem to care about
what or who they were originally
meant to protect.
the beginning of the end, perhaps,
is too much reading between lines,
too little respect for original intent.
Poem © 2012 R. Burnett Baker
Photos©2012 R. Burnett Baker
Photos taken by R. Baker on Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY March 18, 2012.