Jon Edward Walker

Rookie (6-26-1980 / othello)

Road Trip


this cute little girl named Alicia
whom four years ago was sucking
my friends cock because he sold
not a little
of most any drug one could want
he claimed she started asking
about things one shouldn’t ask
a drug dealer
so he dropped her
my friend the dealer is long gone now
off selling houses in upstate New York

and as I sit here looking at Alicia
delivering drinks to slobby drunks
like me that choose to sit at a table.
I don’t think his story was true
she’s way too good looking for him
I think she had a moment of clarity
realized that and left
one day I will ask her
but not today

she’s telling me how Tanya,
a former mutual friend we had together
who stole my laptop
last time I was in jail
and stole every article of clothing
Alicia didn’t have on her body
plus her toothbrush,
was back in town yesterday
Alicia got a couple phone numbers
from her
and an address
where she lived in Vegas
I took those down
and called Billy
who was also ripped off by Tanya
collectively we all decided
on a road trip

Submitted: Friday, December 02, 2005

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Road Trip by Jon Edward Walker )

  • Rookie ... ... (12/2/2005 11:43:00 AM)

    clever little poem as the reader is left wanting the real action of the road trip to vegas and subsequent recriminations, a good poem is one that always finishes too soon for the reader. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
[Hata Bildir]