I could not find you,

     my dear

You were hiding behind

Cleopatra’s Needle in Central Park

     and I, um—

I was looking for you

along Belmont Plateau

in Fairmount Park in Philly


And my vision not

being bionic or X-ray

was unable to detect

     your presence

or lack thereof

Author's Notes/Comments: 

an oldie from a bent up old spiral notebook

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allets's picture

Cool and . . .

better for its source, an old spiral bent notebook of great character. A treasury. - slc



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Ah, a repository of old

Ah, a repository of old classic thoughts

KingofWords's picture

That's cool!

That's a cool piece of writing! :)

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glad you enjoyed it.  thanks

glad you enjoyed it.  thanks for reading and commenting