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Manonton Dalan

Rookie - 144 Points (virginia, usa)

nobody but me


i’m walking on cobble stones
i watch debris being blown
steamy breath, cooled feet
rushing thru narrow street
bonefire on a rusting drum
people get themselves warm

some looking out their windows
checking who's passing through
maybe mailman with welfare check
gift from heaven i surely won’t get
today; so quiet as if i’m parting sea
i look around and nobody but me

Submitted: Saturday, August 09, 2008
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