Ballad of the Rain Boots

February 2, 2011
By literaryaddict PLATINUM, Albuquerque, New Mexico
literaryaddict PLATINUM, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"We're almost there and no where near it. All that matters is that we're going." Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls
"The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound." Lady Bracknell, The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde

I was a tightrope walker then,
Balancing on the edge
Of a rain-soaked white cement curb,
Teetering on the ledge.

Everything was brighter that day,
Brighter flowers, brighter me.
Though the sky was a pewter bowl,
I felt happy and free.

Yellow rain boots and yellow coat,
I had ultimate power
To chase my dreams and rule the world,
In that Southern rain shower.

The joy came to an untimely end,
When I was called inside,
Still it lives on, in my memory,
As a day that cannot die.

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