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Desultory

August 16, 2009
By Jennax3 SILVER, Palos Verdes Estates, California
Jennax3 SILVER, Palos Verdes Estates, California
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The bus swerved around the corner and abruptly
Halted in a frenzy of squeaking brakes.
I fumbled through my pocket and
Extracted an outdated map,
To discover that my destination
Had at last presented itself.

Clutching my unwieldy luggage,
I hastily made my way towards
The open door.
Upon my clumsy exit from the vehicle,
I was greeted by unfamiliar faces
And the smoky odor of burnt patties.

And just like that,
I made my debut on the stage of the city.



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IndigoInk GOLD said...
on Aug. 25 2009 at 9:07 pm
IndigoInk GOLD, Pendleton, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music.
~Angela Monet~

Wow. I love it! It totally captures traveling to the unfamiliar.