Noveyre

Paper Receipts

Paper receipts 

long and lost underneath 

the weight of new york streets 

 

Flying with bent wings 

and dollar sign tattoos string- 

ing all over, lurid with numbers 

and of course a signature 

 

Names gliding up above metro 

trying to touch the airplanes- 

sorely losing, 

and cluttering the gutters, 

deeply hungover 

the power lines and moreover, 

just waste to the wind. 

 

They fly like a flock and clog 

the blue, blue sky with paper chalk 

making quite the milieu of 

money spent but not enough.

 

 



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