Later sidewalk pumpkins screach, jackolantern flickers on his stoop
(“stupid landlord”), orange moon rises above orange-doored walkup
across the street. Orange neon light sputtering COME IN.
City black’s his color,
suddenly he turns orange,
feels his spirit assimilate
©Gay Reiser Cannon * 11.1.13 * All Rights Reserved
Posted for Claudia’s Poetics @dVersePoets Pub and for G-Man’s 55 Flash