Mexico City

A winter sunset over the park
The mountains fight the clouds and smog
The latter granting the sun rich, unreal color
Creamsicle orange, common to Los Angeles
Unknown to me here though this will be a long stay

The lights of the amusement park twinkle
The lush green of Chapultepec hides danger
For this is a dangerous city and now, more so
My people do not wish us even to cross the street to work
On foot, you wouldn