An Absence Perhaps

A poem

Dylan Skurka
Published in
2 min readFeb 1, 2024


Photo by Brian Jones on Unsplash

A sunny
January day,
an anomaly,
a welcome omen.
You step onto the red
mobile boombox.
No seats available.

Pubescent testosterone everywhere,
chuckling, murmuring, rumbling.
“I thought Alyssa wasn’t with…



Dylan Skurka

Just someone who likes writing about the philosophy of music and the music of philosophy.