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A Chance Encounter

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She boarded bus No.4
Face carved in ebony
Tall - lean
We tried not to stare
As she laughed and talked to no one.
We exchanged places with her in our minds,
Glancing at each other with un-proclaimed puzzlement

who is this ebony lady with keen features
Who banters with self?

Intermittently quiet, then a flash of white teeth and
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Monday, September 28, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: life
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
(I wrote this poem on a bus in Washington DC back in 1977 when this young lady came on board the bus. A poem that wrote itself.
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Ovi Odiete 29 September 2015

this piece is very intriguing...... i really enjoy reading your poems.....

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