Hometown – Stephen Toft & Michael Dylan Welch

dark afternoon
a waitress
folds napkins  

 

Stephen

soup spoons
clinking in the sink

                             

Michael

the busboy
flicks his cigarette
towards the stars                                  

 

Stephen

no tip
from the fat cat
in the Cadillac                                      

 

Michael

a vagrant stops
to smell the coffee                              

 

Stephen

silent snowfall—
the OPEN neon
blinks off                                              

 

Michael 
 

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