An Unsent Postcard from Ecuador

This is a postcard I wrote but didn’t send.

Midnight. Cobblestones and red tile.
Gargoyles, brickwork, and graffiti.
Rain, a lack of witnesses.

I beg you to forget about the trees.
If you fell with no one nearby, or if I were to do it —
Would we make a sound?

© Copryright 2020 by Jim Latham
Photo by Juan Ordonez on Unsplash