Peering through a gap in the up-and-down escalators,
I look at her naked legs.
I want to peer inside
her yellow skirt and see what’s there,
but I’m not low enough, or she’s too high.
When her blouse comes into view, I can feel
my heart speed up
and my arm hairs
our faces come into view.
She’d been watching my body go down as well.
As soon as our eyes meet,
She quickly looks away.
She must have been as disappointed
as I was.