With big, brawny shoulders
it muscles in on our affairs
and takes charge –
It does not politely doff its hat
and inquire after our well-being and
do we mind and by-the-way-how-are-the-kids?
Life does not ask if we are ready.
© Miriam Danar
Lady Liberty Takes Manhattan
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