observations from beneath the manhole cover

curves, angles,
anonymity.

clouds were sweating;
sticky, thudding drops
leaking from a nervous mass
onto the unsuspecting populace.

contagious.

shouldishouldishouldi...

pavement, slick with
sweat and warm with indigestion.
(oh, what a glorious headache!)
trampled, crowds rushingrunningover
an epidemic of thermal paranoia.

It's too hot up here...!

a blotchy-faced,
chic businesswoman moans.

doubtless,
doubtless it is.