pink. black. triangle. outside.

outside

greenwich avenue

standing

sweet scent lingering

in the air

outside

people gathered

acting up

rainbows running toward the finish line vocal eyes

colorful crowd communicating

compassion community

conveniently congregated

coffee cars

caution

three minutes

this three minutes

give love

not forget

queer power

price gouging

dead

out of the darkness

capitalism

cremation

not my normal

not my child

not my husband

not my wife

not my man

not my girl

not my sister

not my brother

pink

black

triangle

1 in 61

never satisfied

when will we be

alive

in seventeen

silence and cigarettes

cancer and climate change

over three minutes

outside

standing

sweet scent

solidarity

surroundings

eardrums

footsteps

flags

in the air

outside

people gathered

outside

acting up

outside

rainbows running toward the finish line vocal eyes

outside

caution

outside

pink

outside

black

outside

triangle

outside

marching

outside.

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