Boom Car
by Diane Webster

The boom car stomps its music
up and down the street
while inside houses
dishes clatter
a rattlesnake warning,
and cranked-up bass
bounces sound waves off
T-shirts and blouses of residents
watching the car pass
a parade full
of mad, marching bands.

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