All American Sestina by Florence Cassen Myers
This remarkable poem is surely one of the finest which has ever been written to describe the American Dream and all its fallacies and controversies. First of all it manages to create a situation where the American Dream is constantly invoked and described as something which is full of ambiguities. In one of the passages, Myers describes a ‘six pack Bud’ in the sense that this epitomizes the obvious imbalances that there are with fantasy and reality.
Myers also has other interesting aspects in the poem which create a sense of archaic dominance and there are some rather negative