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Woman at the bus stop
by Joanne Ratkowski

Friday, January 14, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Woman at the bus stop,
I'm watching you.
Your wait time
is my ode time.

Woman at the bus stop
on a weathered bench
all alone,
this urban lady
and pets her cellular phone.

Second week of September,
and sick of watching my waistline
hanging out across the street
I'd much rather be,
that is all of me,
... watching

Woman at the bus stop,
your chest is gilded with chains
and your skirt's too short
from across the street.
Something about you
that's not all together right,
lipstick and aura,
both seem too bright.

Woman at the bus stop
plastic and gold,
one second you got it together
but your gestures
make you seem so

Woman at the bus stop,
I stop for you!
Your wait time
is my ode time.

Woman at the bus stop,
take off your clothes!
But pray thee
leave the 'clinky' gold on
that way you'll look crazy,
but not past you're prime.

Woman at the bus stop,
your ride is here.   

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Reviewed by jude forese 1/16/2011
certainly sounds like a state of bust-tease disease ...
Reviewed by The Poetess 1/15/2011
Very creative.

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