Back to Patrick Porter's Artist PageTo the Artist's Page                   Back to the Unlikely Stories home pageTo our home page
Observation 2To Patrick Porter's previous piece     SeptemberTo Patrick Porter's next piece

City Lullabye in 3's

No glass
In the windows
Of this apartment

Tacked-up bed sheets,
Fluttering lightly
Over the throw rug's flattened garden

Dark 2nd floor
Keep me safe
From the howling sidewalk drunks

Barely lit by
The blinking clock on a VCR

Midnight cars outside
Answer each other
In honks that cough,


To the top of this pageTo the top of this page