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Ted Sheridan


Erroneous Perceptions of Reality In a Late Afternoon's Sun


There is just something very sexy
about the way she twists and plays
with that short section of fine hair
on the left side of her pretty head; wrapping
it around her index finger and painted nail
as she glances into her car's rearview mirror
while she waits for the light to turn green
Meanwhile I stare at her in wonderment and pray…
that we are stuck in traffic forever…
The fantasy ends as the car behind me
honks for Jesus…

2008 © T Sheridan

Submitted: Thursday, March 13, 2008
Edited: Sunday, April 06, 2008

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