Paul Blackburn

(November 24, 1926 – September 13, 1971 / St. Albans, Vermont)

The Yawn - Poem by Paul Blackburn

The black-haired girl
with the big
brown
eyes
on the Queens train coming
in to work, so
opens her mouth so beautifully
wide
in a ya-aawn, that
two stops after she has left the train
I have only to think of her and I
o-oh-aaaww-hm
wow !


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 15, 2016



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