It’s been raining lately

When I walk this town
I walk with tempered boots.

I walk this town
like the rain —
softly,
and never often enough.

And when I move,
I hope they’ll say,
“he walked this town
with dignity.”

San José.
With these steps you’ve taught me,
I’ll walk all over the place.

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About allisunknown

26 year-old student, tutor, and writer. Write for http://www.spectrumculture.com. Also nascent pedestrian advocate. Twitter handles: twitter.com/joeclinkenbeard twitter.com/PedInPDX
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