• look ma no hands
    California Poems,  Poems from the book Look Ma No Hands,  Poetry

    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,…