Debora Short

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...Tuesday Morning (Edited) - Poem by Debora Short

Cloister-ed corporate commuters
Squeezed in noxious rows
And encased in tubular steel
A clan’s compulsion
Just streaking underground
All privately yearning
To fly-out
To nest
On stronger shoulders
Flocked in winter’s softer wool
As if they were
Moths encircling
That security light
Outside
My mountaintop back-door


(Mountaintop Cottage, Tennessee
~ August 29,2006)


Comments about ...Tuesday Morning (Edited) by Debora Short

  • Ernestine Northover (11/7/2007 9:55:00 AM)


    Robots all, Debora. Wind them up and off they go. A hive of ants busily going nowhere. Great write here, so true to life.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX
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  • (11/6/2007 3:31:00 PM)


    always happy to read your words Dr Short, a perfect perscription.. indeed.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011


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