David Blair


At The Styx - Poem by David Blair

As I ran
for the
school bus
something in
my shoe
hurt my foot.

But I got
on the bus
and we drove
off. A huge
truck slammed
into us.

I never found
out who'd taken
the wrong light...
I was dead
and going thru
a dark tunnel.

An old guy
beside a boat
awaited me.
A vast silver
river filled
a cavern.

I could see
a Paradise island
some distance
down the river.
The waiting man
asked for a coin.

I don't have
one I told him.
He pointed to
a fiery cave.
Go there
he commanded.

I was horrified
but had a sudden
surge of hope.
I took off my shoe.
There on a silver disc
'In God We Trust.'


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 20, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 20, 2013


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