For Karen and Mark, 19 April 2018

one day
one morning
one step

streetlights burn cross don’t cross
timekeepers slick window blinds
broom dusk and ash from the sidewalks

one night
one breath
one empty hand

the difference between dawn and dusk
is a heartbeat
taunting us: cross don’t cross

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