Susan Lacovara

Silver Star - 3,527 Points (1963 / New York)

Passerby - Poem by Susan Lacovara

Today, drops in,
Like a passenger just off the train,
Not exactly sure what to do in this town,
Eager to set foot on foreign ground
And seek out the atmosphere and energy.

The barometric pressure falls
Like a penny pitched
from the Empire State Building
and clouds dissipate
easing in, what I hope will be
an afternoon of bright

Quicken the gait,
that leads to the gate
To streets, where thoughts can stroll
The conductor calls out, 'All Aboard'
As the shuffle to the platform begins

I look for a signpost ahead
As my ticket, to 'Today',
(Destination....Unknown)
Is paid for, in full...
No refunds....


Poet's Notes about The Poem

01/18/14....what to do with today?

Comments about Passerby by Susan Lacovara

  • Rookie - 442 Points Anthony Burkett (1/26/2014 2:18:00 PM)

    Ohhhhh! How delightful... What a wonderful expose on spending one's time... our only non-replenishable resource... No refunds... :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 18, 2014



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