The scree of the chimney swifts

The facade’s crawling notations

The shopper’s cumbersome gifts

The mop’s defenestrations

The green rust under the nails

The feuding done in secret

The dogs with docked ears and tails

The liquor served in a tea set

The graffiti on the church door

The graph of the window spider

The pickpocket’s mute score

The furnace’s all-nighter

The kneeling beggar’s cap

The cobblestone splattered with cheese

The satchel clutched in the lap

The native word for “Please!”