neGENTropy

The skyline springs up overnight, obscuring all views of the bay.

It is easy to forget that you still live in a seaport town when construction cranes light up the sky, casting phosphorescent threads the colors of my teenage hair.

purple pink green and blue

float like bioluminescent filaments

invasive orchid species

illiterate neon ads

dilating the dark canvas

of the night’s sky.