Shops hawking quinoa salad
and kale chips now prettify its tunnels,
but nothing can disguise
the familiar piss smell
that permeates the ancient bones
of Penn Station as it greets
a long lost friend, just off the train.
Lucinda Marshall is a writer, artist, and activist, who appreciates the judicious use of brevity, you can learn more about her work on her website, Reclaiming Medusa, http://www.lucindamarshall.com.