Aury Cecile


A Daily Walk to Work


I see him daily
He doesn't follow
He only stares
But that is pain enough
As I walk by him
I display the strength
Of a Spartan
Though I know
It's as weak
As a robin's egg
But those eyes
Those
Hungry
Begging eyes
Pull me closer
A cowboy's lasso
Around my waist
I rear back
A bucking mustang
But my strength
Is not enough
I reach into my pocket
A quarter dollar
The ridges
Roll across my fingers
Locked on those
Icicle eyes
I dropp it to the ground
The lasso is released
The spartan finds his sword
I
Continue
Walking

Submitted: Monday, May 26, 2008
Edited: Sunday, October 19, 2008

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  • Emancipation Planz (5/28/2008 3:41:00 AM)

    Welcome to PH... and on my walk I thought of your lasso but it transformed SIGH.. into a boomerang.... that didn't come back... (Report) Reply

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