Treasure Island

Joe Howell

(05-30-1950 / Tennessee)

Dr's Waiting Room


Silver grey hair
wrinkles like hiways on a map
a floral pattern on her dress
must have been made in 1932
she sat waiting

Silver white hair
wrinkles like ditches by the roadway
white t-shirt, blue suspenders-no belt
tan slacks
he sat waiting, with her

She reached over
kissed his cheek
he held her hand...
in their ninety's....
young lovers

Submitted: Sunday, March 19, 2006
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