I'm waiting in my car for a teacher friend
at the back of her school
all at once,
the kids begin pouring out of the building,
most of them gravitating
to the spots
where the buses will pull up;
in and out
of those clusters
in continuous motion. . .
One girl is doing cartwheels on the sidewalk,
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another, spinning in place.
Blue is pervasive,
highlighted by touches of yellow,
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