I'm marking time on the pavement
a whorl of people spilling from curbs;
destination's gravity an attractive pull
while time, early light and sensible physics
bend perceptively to the mass
of close social pressure;
expectations and deadlines delayed
'til the light turns green.

 Jon Bohrn (2000) ("hands of bridges")
L.A. 7th & Broadway, 1945
Los Angeles, 7th & Broadway
postcard, 1945


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