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POEM: the someday bus


the someday bus

I intend to buy
a VW bus
so I can
travel the country
collecting the pieces
of my heart
from all the people
I’ve given them to
I’m curious whether
with a little tape
and glue and care
I can rebuild
a working organ
or whether my heart
only works
because I’ve given
so much of it away

27 May 2013
Auburn, AL

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The photo is of my pal Avery with his own “someday bus.”

Published in Auburn My poems Poem-A-Day 2013 Poetry


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