I am mostly brown or black or reddish An amalgamation So when the May- sun magnifies off my sweat-beaded skin It just makes my cheek- bones a bit pink
There are only so many ways one can be reminded they are still living There are only so many phrases to let the audience (reader) know that I am wilting
To look to the future is more than just waiting on something speculative If it is not a wasteland it is something so vague and sleek and mod that a person like me falls right off Drifting between the fruitless present
And you walking down Nassau Street. The trees were blooming. I followed and snapped pictures with a camera. Your hair was long and you were taller than most everyone else.