Posts tagged ‘commute’

May 27, 2018

Commuter grind

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Does anyone write of the commuter grind?

Of the early risings and the dark returns
The unseen children and missed bedtimes

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April 6, 2014

Commute: Free Verse Challenge

by Devina

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

 

You see me on the train

Usually your gaze passed over me like a light drizzle

You noticed me, today’s eye of the storm

An innocuous fixture

In your dream-scape of blurry reality

You focus on me (dunno why, not that special)

On my sand brown skin and longish chestnut hair

Your eyes probe my prone form

I grow nervous, but I stare right back

I’m too tired to care this second, ginger boy

What do you see,

How sharp is the harpoon of your gaze,

Will it pin my soul in place, at your mercy?

You seem kind enough, black depth-less  eyes glisten with curiosity

You might have been shy once, what makes you so bold now

Stranger mine, that you brazenly attempt to read me

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