Featured Poem 8/24/03
A Happy Ending to "West Side Story"
Maria discovered she had a good head for business and became a successful restaurant owner.
Anita pursued a successful dancing career on stage.
Maria and Anita both got married later in life to younger men who were Tony and Bernardo reincarnated.
Riff reincarnated as a young priest who presided over Maria's and Anita's weddings.
Chino was rehabilitated in prison before the cutbacks and went on to run a successful tailoring business.
Baby John became a social worker helping troubled youth on the streets.
Officer Krupke went through several sensitivity workshops and initiated reforms in the police force.
Anybody's became a famous rock star. She got her start in Maria's restaurant.
© 2003 Kathleen King
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