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The City Breathing

The City Breathing Consider three a.m. when the city begins to breathe without labor, its inky exhalations unfolding around the custodians of night: doorman, trash picker, street sweep, caretaker, cook. The woman making a bed from slatted bench, the man rattling iron grates to summon the comfort of echoes. A bus driver carves a path […]

Our weekly poetry feature brings Los Angeles to life through the words of artists spanning every part of the metropolis.

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