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the agony of almost

By Birdsong, Vancouver, Canada

bags careening

handles slamming against thighs

frantic heel clicks shattering

the lethargy of mundane travel routines

excuse me sorry trying to make a connection sorry



then the customs line:

slower

than the last drop of honey

crawling

down a frozen container.

watching seconds

tick

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2 comment(s)
thezebrasgray
The fluency created by the chaos of this poem is astounding!
Oct. 23, 2012 at 9:38 PM • Report
Birdsong
thank you so much!
Dec. 25, 2012 at 2:54 PM • Report
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