Treasure Island

Fred Babbin

(1925 / Chicago)

The Chase (Thank you, Carol Rhodes)


Depression chases after
As I run ahead
Away from the blues

As fast as my running shoes
Will take me
Around the corner
Down the road I fly

With the wind behind
And no hills to climb
Depression chases after
Depression chases after
And catches me

CAROL HUGHES

Submitted: Tuesday, July 01, 2008
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  • Barbara Sallee (6/18/2009 5:08:00 PM)

    Fred,
    Hello my name is Barbie and this is my first day on this site, this poem of yours 'the chase ' is simply wonderful.Please feel free to visit my site and leave comments good or bad as i feel i learn from either. i am a litle itimdated by some of the poetry i have read here and am wondering if i have made a mistake trying to put myself in the same catergory as some of the extrodinary poets on this site. i will return to your site and read more that is for sure. your friend in poetry
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