Sunset in Baltimore

I have seen the silence

Of the city's coat of snow

And I have heard the grasses

Through the sidewalk try to grow


I have walked the alleys

As the chatter fell to rest

And I have seen the nightly winds

And felt them in my chest


I have passed the bayside

And weeks ago I stalled

As ripples chased each other

To the edges of the wall


And I remember thinking

'What a luxury today

With all the fears of old resolved,

To sit and watch the bay.'

This poem is about: 
My community
Our world
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