Waiting

August 23, 2009
By GoldenGirl PLATINUM, Vashon, Washington
GoldenGirl PLATINUM, Vashon, Washington
41 articles 31 photos 116 comments

the other day
I noticed a man who was never there before
sitting alone at a park bench
across the street from my apartment building.
I watched him as he crossed and uncrossed his legs,
and I knew that he was waiting for something.
I stopped spying and minded my own business,
but in a few hours
I glanced out the window
and he was gone.
Yesterday
I noticed the man who was there once before
sitting alone at a park bench
across the street from my apartment building.
Again I watched him as he periodically glanced down at his watch,
and I knew that he was waiting for something.
this time I watched to see who he was waiting for
but he didn't leave,
so I went to grab a book
and when I returned
I glanced out the window
and he was gone.
Today
I noticed that that the man was absent
from the park bench
across the street from my apartment building.
I watched the bench as people passed
none of which were him.
I waited at the window
though I knew I had better things to do,
after a while
of looking out the window
I laughed at myself
for acting so childish.
Then I heard a knock on my door
and went to see who it was.
When I opened the door
the man was standing before me
I watched him as he gazed into my eyes,
and I knew that he was done waiting.
I looked down in embarrassment
but in a few seconds I looked right back at him
and he asked me what I was waiting for.



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on Aug. 29 2009 at 4:15 pm
kiwi12 PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
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AH! Funny at the end.

Great work!

on Aug. 26 2009 at 1:28 am
snoopy4me PLATINUM, Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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This is amazing!! I love all of your poetry <3 <3


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