Bank Caesar
 
An angry man,
conceived and birthed in cars,
weaned on dumpsters,
reared in shattered rooms
by tattered slatterns
 
found a pistol
 
and entering a marbled bank,
 
declared autocracy
based on sovereignty —
 
and when a traitor
sought  a bell
 
he executed her
for breaking the law.

Published with permission in "Wordwrights," No.20

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