C.J. Heck

Rookie - 250 Points (August 10 / Born in Columbus OH - living in Florida)

It's All In A Song - Poem by C.J. Heck

I can't remember
the last time I heard that song
but I do remember
I cried then, too.

It's not a sad song
but the tears fall just the same,
as though yesterday was
caught in my throat and
today is gum stuck to my shoe.

I wanted to yell
at the guy in the car
to roll up his window
and have a heart,
because he was breaking mine.

I only walk down this street
every now and again

please God, someone tell him
tomorrow would be
a kinder day to drive along
playing that song.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 11, 2004

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 21, 2006

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