Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Waiting Room


People sitting around in a doctor's waiting room,
doing their things - reading magazines, texting,
playing games, all to pass the time while waiting.

In a chair set away from them all, I sit listening
to music and writing poetry.
Tapping my right heel in time with rhythms touching
my hearing in blissful ecstasy.

Submitted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 24, 2013

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  • Patricia Grantham (10/23/2013 8:55:00 PM)

    Sometimes the waiting room is the best time to write
    poetry. Time flies by when your thoughts are filled with
    this favorite past time. Good.i (Report) Reply

  • Ellias Anderson (10/23/2013 1:15:00 PM)

    so simple and full of reality.
    lovely words and true emotions, i have been in the same situation for times, i think the stare looking of people will bother you the most, ha ha ha :)
    well written (Report) Reply

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