coal and chalk

we, entangled, are a chimney on a roof in a city charmed by night.
below us
lives a stretch of danger like crumbled cement,
corner-cut deals.

darkness has its way
of inviting

us to pull taller in the shadows. mark these choices
with coal and chalk.

legs on legs, before the lightning …

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