05 September 2011

Magpie Tales-Home

look at me
lost and forgotten
I need you
to remember
when I lifted you
up
through the dirt
corn husks
gravel
flying
the sun
on your face
look at me
long gone
memories
as I wait
till you walk
past the barn
resting
on my bumper
cellphone
in your ear
earth beneath
my wheel
home


C.M. Jackson 2011

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12 comments:

Brian Miller said...

nice capture of the feel of those broken down wheels that once made us fly...

Cad said...

More than one kind of abandonment here...

Berowne said...

Creative take on the prompt...

Helen said...

Very nice ... I'm sayin' ~ one of my favorites this week!

Monkey Man said...

Great personification of the vehicle.

gautami tripathy said...

Great take on the pix!


hitching a ride in rusted trails

JJ Roa Rodriguez said...

Nice take on the pic... Very well done!

JJrod'z

Trellissimo said...

Once memories are forgotten, what's left?

Tess Kincaid said...

This is very nice. Very.

ShonEjai said...

I love it! It was very well written.

charleslmashburn said...

Great line, throwing the cell phone reference in there! Nicely done!
http://charleslmashburn.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/he-was-a-ford-man-2/

Morning said...

what a self revealing piece.
love you magpie.

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