written waiting for a late train in Penn Station NYC

train station waiting on the last
late train
woman in beehive
and daisy dukes
while another in
impossibly tall shoes long eyelashes batting at
the pretty men
business travelers
wearing a path in the floor
how they tour
and turn
making deals with the air itself
and Amtrak personnel
create a new sign

yawns

and how the screeching never stops
yet it’s never right
and how the light
reflects

another group of models in beehive
so fitting before a trip
back to Baltimore

and how the light reflects.

2 Comments

  1. Bobby Ty says:

    john waters would love this poem as much as I do…

  2. Jody Costa says:

    hi friend 🙂 missed you! glad you like this one. me too – found it scribbled on a crumpled piece of paper in my purse late last night…

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