You can eat a potato chip
off the floor of the L Train.
I know this because I saw it happen.
I would like some song from some movie
as I walk to some job.
Nothing is simple, but it will seem
simpler as it falls apart.
Todd Colby is the author of five collections of poetry, including Tremble and Shine (Soft Skull Press, 2004), Riot in the Charm Factory: New and Selected Poems (Soft Skull Press, 2003), Flushing Meadows (Scary Topiary Press, 2013) and Splash State (The Song Cave, 2014).