Nighthawks
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 22:07
Lenny

The city sleeps dark

While a light inside shines on coffee.

A couple and a man

Sip the night in their coffee grounds,

Small-talking the all-ears night man.

They finger money, joints, and cups.

Hard-etched faces, strained by routine,

Nighthawks, buzzing while others dream.

 

                                      Leonard Goldberg (c)

                                            12/02/79

 

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