Walking.

Rain steams-
off
my
body.

Empty
beaches,
Bottles
strewn.

Closed
doors.
Silent
streets.

Droplets,
magnifying-
Human
debris.

Sky
fire
blinds.
Hides.
Distorts.

Passing
others-
huddled,
hidden.

Always
struggling,
grasping,
for
life.

Walking,
seeing-

Venice Beach