Half decent speakers taped to the support
beams of the awning, playing nothing but
some music or the news.
They hold on to the different views,
and separate them all on giant screens.
They flicker just enough to make sure
nothing gets too dull, and that the silence
feels the same to them as falling.
Walkways peeled off the sides of buildings
make it possible to move upward from the
ground, and get a better view of
what’s been tossed around us.
Of course there wasn’t much at all
nothing here could be that tall.
We perceived all our assignments as the