Spring Day In Boston
Art students set up sidewalk tables—
Peddlers of graphite nudes,
charcoal still-lifes, brash acrylic landscapes
and abstractions with novel names.
Music Conservatory students toss a Frisbee
while Friday traffic stands by
A man sits on a bench talking to a dog,
“Sit. Sit” he says to a dog no one sees
“Sit,” I say.
A young man,
his pants hanging below his hips
carries a fluorescent skateboard
Two geese cross the street—
Linda © 2009
NaPoWriMo: 30 Poems in 30 days.