Susan Burton and Leslie Grollman

Susan Burton

Leslie Grollman
Inspiration piece

blue light
a pole says
in case people
need to climb
out of a situation
NYC: me on the
A train   three a.m.
I’m not a victim of
the world I see
to drown out
the fear smell
there are blooms
still on Lincoln
Hall’s bushes
the cold nights
not a threat
a yellow hydrant
wears a sign
‘fire use only’
good thing I
don’t own a gun
I might misunderstand
like the time I
thought you said want
two statues loom
like guards
who do they keep
out of my
eye a man’s zebra
shoes walk easy
walk in not
needing the blue
light walk knowing
the blue light is there
if a hunter comes