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17 Miles From Anywhere
by stan n nassano
Saturday, July 26, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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17 Miles From Anywhere

17 miles back
 on some dirt
heaven known’s ,where
I am
 I don’t care much
mountains to the north
with snow on top
met a girl last
even, remember her

Just turned on the
radio, Springsteen
riff opening up
 Bruce asking /telling Mary to take
his hand
they’re headed for the promised
screen door slams……
and a cloud of dust swirls
in my rearview
and I don’t care
much, anyhow

Drifting in and out
of these endless ruts
this land of cracks, fissures, faults
and trust
silence now, not even the wind
then the sound of life
a green trail
Sweetwater, I’ve
found…………..17 miles from
snassano 7-26-08



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Reviewed by Steve Meador 11/28/2010
I find this a very decent piece of work. I think you could drop S3 and make it stronger. For example, you could end with something like:

and I don’t care
much, anyhow
way out here

Nice and gentle local dialect and retrospective tone, even though it is recent past. Anyway, just some thoughts.
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 5/28/2009
Well, you have been doing some practicing! This was really good writing!
Reviewed by Michelle Mead 8/1/2008
You had me totally there!! And thinking of someone, loved this.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 7/29/2008
Great writing dear man...stay safe and well...Hugsss
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/27/2008
Journey on, my friend - and there are many a day when I wish I were at least 17 miles from anything.
Reviewed by Charlie 7/26/2008
sweetwater... I love this write. And welcome home! --Charlie
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 7/26/2008
Apparently, Stand, the shortest distance between Anywhere
and Somewhere is...Nowhere. Just around the next bend. -gene.
Reviewed by blue soplain 7/26/2008
... ... everything of you comes, full circle. . .. back to the ..the faults and cracks related to trust [speaking the truth of what you are; burned to the core, but not broken] is the climax for me. .. . the delicatete workable f.laws of land and heart so permeating, so dusty dry..this makes me thirsty; can you drink rocks? how bout a box of them??? ;]
i would know your writes if you blindfolded me.
just by the touch of them. ..
intimate and personal and silently introspective.
you smell like crayons.
Reviewed by D Johnson 7/26/2008
what a trip, man, what...a...trip! nice writing.


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