Nowhere to Go

Nowhere to Go

A paw emerged
threatening my conscience
Your scent eludes me.

A needle punctures a tire
A bomb explodes
Scoring the walls.

Roof Dog, Ave. B, E. 4th & E. 5th St., 1981, photograph by Philip Pocock
Roof Dog, Ave. B, E. 4th & E. 5th St., 1981, photograph by Philip Pocock

-Maria Lisella