A pug

I am standing on the porch
Smoking my pipe
There is a pug, standing on the street
and looking at me
“Hello pug” – I am waiving him, – “how do you do?”
But he is standing and staring at me
With his sad round eyes
I am releasing a few swirls of smoke from my mouth
They quickly dissolve in the clear brisk air
He looks like shrunk space caterpillar
on thin legs
“Why are you so sad, pug? I can’t be your Valentine, or your fiance”
But he’s looking at me, without moving
I don’t know what is he thinking, or how does he see me through his sad round eyes
He’s owner gently pulls his leash
He follows him, on his thin legs
I stay, with swirling smoke around me.

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When the winter is over

When the winter is over, –
a spring will come, and maybe
summer at once.

You’ll ask me: “Will it always be like that?”
and I’ll answer: “No, there is nothing eternal in the Creation.
Everything once comes to an end, –
sooner or later. ”

“Fool, don’t be a smart ass as always”, – you’ll say, –
“I’m talking about spring, and you’re already buried the summer!”

asphalt, Park Avenue
dry leaves, cigarette butts
under the feet
migraines – outlook

liquidity of light
entrance to the metro
an urge for a drink
metallic voice ‘s piercing the air
and the direction is love

Union Square – pigeons are the same,
maybe too gray
neckties are drifting aside,
sound of many heels

we used to stroll
here, darling
but this asphalt
doesn’t remember our steps.