back porch cigarette
exhaling ghosts in the dark
the black night fallen




the past won’t let go
tomorrow will never come
drifting future ghost


ghost bike

achromatic frame
laconic echo leaning
death versus progress


On a recent trip to NYC, a friend pointed out this “ghost bike.”

Ghost Bikes are small and somber memorials for bicyclists who are killed or hit on the street. A bicycle is painted all white and locked to a street sign near the crash site, accompanied by a small plaque. They serve as reminders of the tragedy that took place on an otherwise anonymous street corner, and as quiet statements in support of cyclists’ right to safe travel. —more