Puddle

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 23:04 -- Alec_33

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I was on the side walk,

and my shoelace came undone.

I bent to pull the pieces of string back together,

just as and a red car went by.

And it threw dirty water up across my right leg and arm.

Shit! Looking around, I watched my offense fly against the hard metal,

and slowly absorb it’s way past paint, plastic, and steel.

As I turned back to my forgotten shoe a worm caught my eye.

It was curled near my foot, dead, dried into the concrete.

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