I stepped on a bus
and two 35 year-old boys shout
their words spewing hate
and causing innocent watchers to move away

I stepped in a room
and two 20 year-old girls half-sleep
their eyes signal concern
the filth on the wall and their tired lives proclaim

I stepped into some clothes
and two thoughts came —
that people are sad
depressingly so
yet in the squalor I learn
that holding hands and loving glances
only arises from two

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