january vegetation

Dead,
Decorative,
Snow-dusted
Cabbage
Dot the Art Deco building’s
Foundation.

Dry
Pine Trees
Rot
On the curb
Across from
Cold cabbage.

America’s Future

Young, white kid
Wears gray, tattered hoodie,
Rides regional to DC, and
Reads “The Art of Political Manipulation.”

Tuesday Cosplay

Matching Hello Kitties
(One Pink, One Baby Blue)
Walk 6th Ave,
Heads Half Off,
Revealing Middle-aged,
Latina,
Identical Twin Sisters.

night’s end

Acela screams
Past tombstones,
Shading Dead from
Morning sun.
One last
Bit of Black
Before Living rise,
Ruining all the Fun.

Mahjong Men

Erhus & saxophones
Serenade
Mahjong Men
Clustered in Columbus Park
(Former Five Points).
Flip & slap.
Points & shouts.
Monday afternoon.