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Foggy Philadelphia

In the square, a fountain pushes water upward
joined with clouds ladled with coarse hands of constellations
fresh and full, aglow from hotel window lights
bus brakes, soft even breaths from children under blankets
pure coconut, salted skin, biological rinse huddled
on the street corner, listening as a doctor explains to his wife
why he won’t be home and she must feed the children alone
trolley moves, strategic, the position aligns to city with points
abundance under the atmosphere, reliance on words shared, ideas awoken
pure human ladled flow amidst
droplets of Philadelphia