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Wallflower Days
by Katy L Walsvik
Monday, April 19, 2004
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He never stands too close, a man of mystery.
You almost catch a glimpse of him
He's there, he's gone, now closer
(How'd he do that?!)

Too far to know for sure that was a wink!
Just close enough to see the smirk
The eye contact is disarming.
Look away!

The swagger, the slow, deliberate stroll
It IS you he is approaching
NOW you can smirk back
(He's kinda cute!)

Blushing is in order (and he does!)
Charming .. that little show of pink.
His shirt's half out
Good! it shows he's relaxed.

Smiling ever bigger now, nearly here
Oh, god! is that broccoli in his teeth? his fingernails are dirty, must be hardworking.
Oh god, is that his zipper...down?

He's saying "hi"...
Oh, god.. he's a soprano!
He's bending forward, BOWING??
To ME??

My friends have watched it all
Their distance is infuriating!

I know this boy, he takes my bus
He always sits alone
The other kids make fun of him

He's sucking the broccoli from his teeth
Smiling to beat the band, broccoli-free
Asking me to dance with him
Cheeks blazing away
Zipper up
Kids staring

Um.. OK.

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Reviewed by Terri Tanner (Reader) 4/25/2004
That's the only type that ever asked me to dance. So if I wanted to dance. . .Usually I just stayed home. I just think my beauty and brains were too overwhelming for the "popular" guys.

Loved the read. Though it brought back not so fond memories--ha!
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 4/22/2004
...and floor flusher nights? You captured the essence, Katy.
Reviewed by Mark Mahoney 4/21/2004
Well done here Katy,you have a great brain my dear for seeing what you want to write and taking them thoughts from ideas onto the pages where your thoughts come to life and we all get to join in and see what you see, this is a very good example of such imagery and craft working as one, excellent piece very well done...take good care...Mark xx
Reviewed by jude forese 4/20/2004
as usual, your clever imagery is outstanding ...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 4/20/2004
Excellent write!
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 4/20/2004
So cleverly composed!!!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/20/2004
Good one Katy!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 4/20/2004
And here I thought this was going to be about one of my favorite groups "The Wallflowers", oh well, at least it had my one of my favorite veggies in it.
Reviewed by Tami Ryan 4/19/2004
I'd say he musta been pretty smitten with you, Katy. (smiles)
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 4/19/2004
Katy, I love the way you describe life. You have a great sense of humor about it. ~ Sara
Reviewed by Londis Carpenter 4/19/2004
cute. reminds me of the story of wood eye. great portrayal of a universal event
Reviewed by A PAX 4/19/2004
ahhhh a vegatarian.......like me!!!
cute write!
Reviewed by John Banasiewicz Jr 4/19/2004
ok. now I know who to count on for my daily laugh,,to funny but I liked it ,,thanks for the good laugh after a hard day at work
Tommy
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/19/2004
There are worse things than broccoli in the teeth. At least he ate his veggies!
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/19/2004
I found myself cringing with you with the broccoli-in-the-teeth. Good visual. Too good. Yuk! Cute poem
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 4/19/2004
Wonderful little slice of life, so enjoyed this Katy.
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 4/19/2004
Um Ok this was cute Katy!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/19/2004
enjoyed this delightful poem; thanks for sharing, katy!

(((HUGS))) :D
Reviewed by andrea coltman 4/19/2004
This is a wonderful visual write enjoyed immensly...best wishes Andrea
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