The light blue turquoise

of Dodger Stadium 1959

dust to the horizon of

the Los Angeles heat summer smog

your car when you return to it

hot from sitting through the sun part of the day

bleak thinking about pulsing through

this ant pile of cars, all hot

people yelling with the thermostat up

the Dodgers may have won or lost

the asphalt tar with then brand new painted markings

shoveling this matrix of cars

onto the new freeways the

cement complete but possibly not dry

swing into a short brief drive-way

feeling the end-of-continent unable to escape

trapped here sense.