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Abildskov, Marilyn
In a Small Town, On a Street Corner

Back then I longed to warm
my hands near the fire.

Then something caught.
A sleeve. A spark.

Danger draws us, people say
--the idea of getting caught

on a street corner,
kissing or waiting

for a small dark-haired
wife to happen by.

This is a small town,
you told me once.

We will get caught.
You were right.

It took ten years.
No wife by then,

no corner, no kiss.
But at the center--

some snag, ...
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May 19 2009 20:59 GMT annieann PRO
great poem and pic .........
May 19 2009 21:11 GMT abojovna PRO
Thank you very much annieann!
May 19 2009 21:18 GMT annieann PRO
your welcome xx
May 19 2009 23:47 GMT MargNZ
Wonderful entry :)
May 19 2009 23:55 GMT junne PRO
great find, these over sized busts must have been a challenge to photograph
May 20 2009 05:35 GMT senna3
Great entry!
May 20 2009 06:54 GMT marijke06
nice poem ....and image!
May 20 2009 16:18 GMT otilia
excellent       
May 20 2009 18:10 GMT abojovna PRO
Thank you otilia ... and all friends!

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