This poem is about a farmer who puts a little new shed in front of his house on the edge of a road. Several thousands of cars speed past it. He desires to sell wild berries, squash and other products. He believes that by that he can earn some money and improve his life style as he saw in movies. But all his hopes remain just dreams .The car speed past without even noticing the shed. Some of them if notice the shed also notice the badly painted sign board and feel that such signs spoil the beauty of the country side and so they must be removed.
But once or twice a car stopped to ask the way or enquire about petrol .One car took a u turn and entered the farmer’s yard, thus spoiling the grass.
The poor village people had little earning. They have not seen much money. They lead a life of poverty. Some’ greedy good doers’ plan to buy their properties on the road side and build theaters and stores. They plan to shift the villagers into the village huddled together and teach them the ways that could change their good and healthy habits. They even aimed to teach them to sleep at day.
The poet feels quiet miserable at the pitiable sufferings of the poor village folk. He even had a childish desire for all the poor to be done away with at one stroke to end their pain. But he knew what he desires is childish and will not materialize. So he desires that someone relieve him of his pain by killing him.