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Poemdog

Dogs 2017

SAME SKY
(8/3/17)

when I see
somewhere
on the big
screen

even on
the smaller
ones

where
I've been
before

I'm amazed
that the movies
make the place
appear
so active

so exciting
within the context
of the plot

I remember
being there

the breeze
on my face

the smells
in the air

the feel
of the ground
beneath
my feet

the standard
background noise

the faces
of the locals

just another
day
in their lives

much as
my day is
here today

I wonder
if they go home
to watch
portrayals
of the streets
of my city

longing so
for travel

as once
did I