1999……lived in the middle of the Bible belt,
winds sweeping across the plains….red dirt.
A choir of chicken littles pestered my ears
with the end is near, computers will die,
the golden arches will fall.
1999…..I was obese….my poetry was asleep….
I bought some bottled water in case the tap went dry…
took $200.00 out of the bank…..
Wondered how it would feel to step
into the 21st century....then stumbled
across the calendar with a yawn.
Susie Clevenger 2012
Natasha Head over at New World Creative Union has us in a time warp and headed back to 1999. The most I remember about it was all the frenzy at the end of the year. There was so much chatter of doom....wait this is 2012...Am I living in a time warp rerun? People are stockpiling food, buying guns and ....well, all the things one does when the sky is falling.....I am looking forward to 2013.