The following thesis is presented to the reader in a specified way, broken into two Acts. Act I, will present the fictional section of the thesis at the forefront of the document in order to immerse the reader in a work inspired from the themes and discussions that follow shortly after. In Act II, a dialogue with authorial sources of ideas about the street and its modern conditions within North American cities will be presented. Raising the issues and bringing the writing, analysis and poetics into discussion. The reader will enter the fiction. The reader will enter the dialogue with the sources. The discussion and older philosophy will aid in drawing out the poetics.