Volgar succede … (Leopardi)
Again, the streets empty this early hour,
Sunday evening, except those two
Walking their pugs before the work week starts,
There in the middle of the widened streets
As the occasional car passes by.
With the girl next door called for dinner and homework,
The lone dribbling has ceased. My summer break,
This visit home, the internship, my room …
And dusk turns on the porch lights; yards make sure
That facing windows here are far apart.
While I’m de-veining snow peas (with enough
To save …