I didn’t have anywhere to run

so I hid up in a treehouse

and listened to police sirens


I knew they wouldn’t catch me

just so long as I kept my head down


When it was all over

I felt quite relieved

and climbed down from the treehouse


I laughed to myself

all the way home.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Written around 1983-84 in an old high school spiral notebook

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allets's picture

Good One

Instructions on how to be on the lam and win. :) slc



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hide out and live another day

hide out and live another day