central suburbs outer suburbs sprawl why are the roads so slow why does the asphalt turn peach coloured why are there teeth in the gutter, is that blood over your eye, matting the hair of your eyebrow, you pant like a dog when you run, you fuck like a dog, you still use a payphone to dial your family, you kissed her in there once pressed to the glass pressed to the wall pressing undone her jeans, you had her cousin in your bed in september you were fuelled by any other, you had a joint in the bed cigarette in the bed plastic bottle bong, breathe that smoke sneaky into the pillow, you had to get up so you did