Tagged: contest

two days before we

everything i can

in the debate

in the debate
about walls, PhDs, and
getting in line,
we become
husks of ourselves,
pitted against
one another,

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: husks

as soon as the doors slide

as soon as the doors slide
open on the Manhattan-
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

with a box of Spring