Wednesday, September 9, 2009

even the buildings

The act of dying
is like hitch-hiking
into a strange town
late at night
where it is cold
and raining,
and you are alone

all the street lamps
go out
and everything
becomes dark,
so dark
that even the buildings
are afraid
of one another.

"The Final Ride," Richard Brautigan

[Chicago Avenue east of Damen Avenue]

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Chicago, Illinois, United States