a façade (of me and you) on the street

Inspired by the phrase ‘Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets’ taken from ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ by T. S. Eliot.
This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project

descended darkness

between streetlamps

the night speaks
step by step

in echoes
rebounded from the walls
of sundry buildings
genteel façades

we go
through vacant streets
with the sun

one fades

the other

until only we
and I
are left
alone together

as we have always been

to the night
in footsteps
and the tread of shoes

the only voice
a subtle distortion
of ourselves

a façade
of footsteps

an echo


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