Parked on the Bay

Parked on the Bay

We found the best parking spot in the universe.

On the edge of the bay in Berkeley
The sunlight glistens across the waters,
As the sailboats proclaim freedom,
The rush of the city is visible in the distance,
And we are directly across from the golden gate,
Viewing the chain links that tie this broad community,
From the city of my dreams,
To the city of my Jewish soul,
To the beaches of my inner explorer,
To the epic mecca of hippiedom,
To the city of protests,
To the city where I occupied,
To the city of opportunity,
To the wine fields and the growing grass,
To the happy cows and hippie souls.
I see you all from this place,
Hearing the train whistles of my past,
And the oceans in my future.
San Francisco where even the graffiti is friendly,

Where the few billboards you see are messages of positivity.

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D.L. Lang
D.L. Lang
D.L. Lang of Vallejo, CA is the author of five full length poetry collections, including 2016's Poet Loiterer which Kirkus Reviews described as containing "Free-spirited ideals couched in fairly infectious rhymes." She also released her debut spoken word album entitled Happy Accidents.
Lang won Best of Show in Poetry in 2015, and Reserve Best of Show in 2016 at the Solano County Fair. Lang performs at poetry open mics around the Bay Area, including regularly at the Hub as a part of Poetry by the Bay, and was also a featured act at the inaugural Vallejo Man March.

Author: D.L. Lang

D.L. Lang of Vallejo, CA is the author of five full length poetry collections, including 2016's Poet Loiterer which Kirkus Reviews described as containing "Free-spirited ideals couched in fairly infectious rhymes." She also released her debut spoken word album entitled Happy Accidents. Lang won Best of Show in Poetry in 2015, and Reserve Best of Show in 2016 at the Solano County Fair. Lang performs at poetry open mics around the Bay Area, including regularly at the Hub as a part of Poetry by the Bay, and was also a featured act at the inaugural Vallejo Man March.