August 2017


rainbow badge
on the backpack
at the sandalled feet
of the Tufts student


she and I sit patient
in the stilled trolley
at Lechmere Station
ten in the morning


slight & slender figure
twentythree at most
closecropped hair
and modest hornrims


soft semi-smile

as she sits reading
the Boston Metro
& the trolley starts

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Written on 2023-06-19 at 07:00

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Clear and Generous
by Uncle Meridian