Route 66

July 5, 2012
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Where is the end--
Where is the start?
Where will we tend
The broken heart?

The road curves here,
Traffic flows there
Like the clear tear
Flowing from where

Else but the eye--
Road signs ornate
The streets so wry
Stretching from state

To state like hu-
Man fingers seek-
Ing what's taboo
And what is meek.

The engine stops,
The fuel runs out,
Every tire pops,
Our whereabout

Nobody knows,
No rest stop near--
That old man tows
Our car from here.

We're left to walk
All Route Sixty-
Six--Route of Rock
And Love's Debris.

The cars pass by
And leave us be-
Hind--you and I
On the lonely

Route Sixty-six.
I'm tired o your
Old games and tricks--
Our love's no more.

Love's run its course--
I've reached the end--
Love's Divorce
Where the streets rend

And your heart tears;
Love's a wretched flop;
Twisted route, where's
The next rest stop?

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Adi-heid said...
Jul. 7, 2012 at 10:03 am
I love this! It's very creative and wonderfully written! Please comment and rate my article, Rita used to be Steve! Thanks, and again, yours is great!
Mckay This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 22, 2013 at 12:58 pm
Thank you. By the way I read your work and loved it. 
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