Treasure Island

Joseph Narusiewicz

(9/29/50 / So St Paul, Minnesota)

Trying To Catch A Ride


Intervals like Vegas on a lonely night
We are just miles of desert
Miles of tears with a few laughs
Drunk in the bar hitting on a waitress
See the farmhands by the fence
Shorthand cooks
A few quarters in the jukebox
A thousand clowns
Play them blues by that road sign
Yeah I hear that whippoorwill
That midnight train is whining
So many hitchers tonight
Trying to catch a ride to heaven

Submitted: Sunday, April 13, 2014
Edited: Monday, April 14, 2014

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