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Art by Ann Marie Rhiel 2020

The Parking Lot

by Richard M. Prazych

 

Friday found me

Spitting out the remains of the week

Mortality

Survival

Keeping sane

Auto repairs are needed again

I don’t even want the car

It smells horrible and I would rather walk

But I’m sitting in the parking lot

Of a strip club

On a roasting night

The neon signs are very warm

I hear rock and roll

And it’s full of very friendly

Brazilian women

Sometimes,

Strippers, drinking, and

The Rolling Stones are more important

Than a muffler






Richard Prazych, musician, poet, artist, and author, hails from Bayonne, NJ, and has been active in the Arts community for several years. A graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia, Richard continues to perform as a solo artist as well as with is current band, The Psychic Wigs. He is presently recording a new album while eagerly awaiting the publishing of his first book of poetry, Life Without Tranquilizers.










Ann Marie Rhiel is the Assistant Art Director for Yellow Mama Webzine. She was born and raised in Bronx, New York, presently living in New Jersey. She reconnected with her passion for art in 2016 and has had her work exhibited in art galleries around northern New Jersey ever since. She is a commissioned painting artist, who also enjoys photography. Her work has also appeared in Black Petals and Megazine Official.



In Association with Black Petals & Fossil Publications 2020