1st image: 1967 Newark Riots
2nd image: 2014 Ferguson Protests
3rd image: 1964 Harlem Riots
4th image: 2014 Ferguson Protests
the best of Dr. Manhattan—
the people were good and the fish were tasty
Morning worms up through summer weeds outside my window. He’s watching it too, crooked on his elbow, a state line between us. “You look like the sunrise,” I said. His eyes damned with big ragweed tears. “Except the sun doesn’t cry,” I said, wiping pollen off his cheek. The bed creaks like dusty bird song. “He does when he sees you in the morning,” he says.