an inverse haiku

The subway speeds to a stop
Danger! gate unlocked?
Drunk! Bum! swallowed by the dark.

The platform of passengers boarded as though no one saw him stumble down into the tunnel but we all did - myself included. I'm sorry. While the subway screeched away I became aware there was very little space between the flying, steel cars and fixed, concrete walls for a body. I'm sorry. I keep wondering if I actually saw it? I heard no news of a homeless man's death in the subway to confirm the frightful memory.

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