David Darbyshire

Rookie (6/11/54 / Darwen England)

The Busses Are Running Late - Poem by David Darbyshire

Waiting for a Bus,
it didn't want to come?
'started to cuss! '
then stuck out my thumb.

A lady in a Miniskirt, stopped,
in the front I hopped
She said: The Busses are running late
I just stared, then asked for a date.

She said: 'sure tonight at eight',
I thought, 'great she took the bait'
So after work, I ran home and got ready
breath in, breath out, steady

I then went to my Bus stop,
waiting on the bus to hop
But that's is just my Fate
all the busses are still running late, : -(

Comments about The Busses Are Running Late by David Darbyshire

  • (7/24/2006 11:06:00 AM)

    Riding the busses... because you crashed your friend's car, right? ! (I read that earlier.) A fun write, Dave, very well done! Esther : ] (Report) Reply

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  • (7/24/2006 7:07:00 AM)

    Dave, I think this is truly funny and well-written. If it's any consolation, round here, hiring a telephone cab wouldn't have been any more reliable! t x (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2006 6:45:00 AM)

    Excellent, Dave, this deserves a 10. A story, with fun, and its left us with a bit of a cliffhanger....

    Love, Fran the Fan xx
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  • (7/24/2006 6:27:00 AM)

    Dave...if you were a deva all the problems would have solved out beautifully! ! ! ...so mate your fated date at eight was not fated to be after all! ! ! ....love...nalini (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2006 6:26:00 AM)

    Excellent stuff as usual.Keep goin. (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2006 6:25:00 AM)

    Cute, But sure did you check she reached?

    Nice one
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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 24, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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