Glimpse Behind in a Traffic Jam

And watch the Hummers and SUVs turn tiny. 

Like poppy seeds on a highway bagel

that meld into the ground

like all the civilizations

that came before.

Our existence is short, hard, and temporary. 

We leave but trace artifacts

In the smile of history.

Photo by Durmuş Kavcıoğlu on Unsplash

© 2021 Jewish Young Professional

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Written for dVerse, Word Of The Day Challenge, and Ragtag Daily Prompt

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