Anyone heard from Chico,
anybody know what’s going on?

Lost my love in a bay town
burning wildly.

Anybody there in Chico,
anyone left on the ground?

Toy wagon alone on a dirt road
charred into stone.

No one you know still in Chico,
nobody save you and me.

Tendrils of smoke like spirit wisps
rise into sky.

Chagall 2018

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