This city can swallow you whole
Be alert, my child
Stay connected to those who know you well
To those you love, who love you
It is easy to get lost in the masses
To hid ein the comfort of strangers
To drift, and drift, and drift
Until one day you wake up
And twenty years have passed
And you have no idea
To your dreams
Inspired by The Daily Post Word Prompt: city
“Allow me to offer my observations from my assay of the umbrella etiquette out here on the New York City Streets,” she said sardonically to no one in particular and everyone at once.
“None of you know how to navigate with this appendage. Work with me people!!”
And with that, she resolutely pressed her lips together and set back out into the treacherous sea of weaponry her fellow urban dwellers were unconsciously wielding, a lone champion amongst the heathens.
Inspired by The Daily Post Daily Word Prompt: assay