Play them corners like a safety, watch the traffic switch
Great internal rhyme scheme, similie and metaphor by using a homonyms ‘corner’ safety' ‘traffic’. A corner is a term fora defensive back in football cornerback aka (CB) . The “Safety” is defensive player in football and a ‘safety on gun/ Safety.
A Safety usually assist the corners for long pass play coverage.
The metaphor is extended from the earlier corner to represent a means of transit which is the street corner that has traffic in this case drug Traffic.
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