Decision 1920

by: Neal Kitterlin

Suffragette cities filled with handsome devils flapping on windows jazz diamond dinners pearly fleet feeling foxing trot wisdom — we golden for gatsbys and green-flashing emeralds, crank autos call hardening warrens of flaxen ruby sleep slippings with legions of nations prosper and prosper and rob us to glory, streets are all booming with sounds incandescent and radio plays in a corner of Buddha, boozy religions, fads for the taking, chatter so empty, a delicate placement – someone’s listening in.