Main St

Stoplights filled the fog

the way paint drops swim through water.

Urban aurora borealis

sunken from the sky into the sewers.

Car headlights swallowed the remaining darkness

in tubes of luminous white

and ghosts from the mufflers

crawled into the night.


Published by: Nic Jean

Nicole Jean Turner is an artist from the Greater Boston area with an affinity for vignettes, napping outdoors, and conversations that confront the human condition. She got her master's in writing at 21, and expects to pay off her student loans by age 87

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