Slow Off the TrainbyVictoria_Lucas©
doesn’t begin at the platform
but when the next train arrives.
Stretch the throng
and locate Waldo among the Armanis.
Give me the straightaway
or give me a chai latte
non-fat, double shot, extra foam, extra hot,
thorny and well-heeled, stuffed
full of love and diamonds. Is it the end
of one line or the beginning of another?
Here, now, at last, the elevator.