the heart plays traffic

the heart plays traffic
cop along the streets of the
, directing
and redirecting figure
eights to avoid a collision –
that bench, the pizza
joint, that corner
where we petitioned
for more time



  1. T.R. Sanders

    My heart is the Bruce Willis of traffic cops, the forlorn, surly drunk consumed by apathy, just trying to put in his time and get home. Then, suddenly–

    • yi-ching lin

      (laugh) i love this – especially the “then, suddenly…” because there’s always a “then, suddenly…” thank you! great Tuesday latenoon read… (smile)

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