San Francisco

Viewed from 1-80
you’re just a narrow slice of
Chicago, bayside.
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Airport restaurants

Want my business? Give
me outlets, internet, booth
seating and, yeah, food.

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Power hungry

At every gate
we jockey for outlets, our
iPhones running low.

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Looking back

Where does time go? Clock
hands a band-aid over the
wounds of past regrets.

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Got nothing

as told to Evernote this morning

writing the story
of my life so far only
seeing blank pages

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Lake effect: Upstate New York

Thirty miles away
there’s sunshine. But in the Snow
Belt, it’s two feet deep.

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Monday

Hello cubicle.
Keyboard. Monitor. Earbuds.
Plug in. Tune out. Run.

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Morning alarm

Sleep clings, plastic wrap
strong, dreams passing for real while
phone sings otherwise.

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Procrastination

Dandelion seed
responsibilities float
away on each breath

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Winter sun

Summer is golden
butterscotch, January
skim milk, thin weak pale.

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