Tagged: commuter

as soon as the doors slide

as soon as the doors slide
open on the Manhattan-
bound
L-train, we pick our
seated target, step
into the car,
making a beeline
to settle in front of our
fellow commuter
who looks most like
a Lorimer
or a Bedford –
if we get lucky,
it’s a smooth,
seated ride the rest
of the way, even if
we get a little stuck
in the tunnel
.
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hector does standup

hector does standup
where there is no solid ground
upon which to stand –

levity takes on the waves
across the seas, parting laughter
.
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on the opposite

on the opposite
side of the track, you rivet
me, and as the train
rushes into the station
early, the eye is electric
performing a swift
jigsaw puzzling of
your face, arms,
legs, look, pose
, then
putting them back
together again, linked
in slivers
of glass and gaps
between coupled
cars, a classic
theme and variation
.
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